Yangtze Giant Softshell

Yangtze Giant Softshell is a turtle species that is classified as a critically endangered species by the IUCN. It is also called the Red River Giant Softshell Turtle. It is considered the rarest turtle species in the world. It is endemic to China and Vietnam. Recently, genetic testing of a turtle caught in Vietnamís Dong Mo Lake revealed the presence of the species, reviving hopes of conserving the species.

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