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Wildlife Conservation Society

Yangtze Giant Softshell Turtle

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

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