Yangtze Giant Softshell Turtle (image) Wildlife Conservation Society Caption Conservationists hoping to save the Yangtze giant softshell turtle from extinction are hoping that this female (basking beside the water's edge) will mate with the only known male of the species (in the water). Credit Gerald Kuchling/TSA Usage Restrictions One-time usage only. Must include photo credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.