The Mary River Turtle of Australia Is Facing Extinction

These turtles should not be captured and sold as pets

An Australian turtle that breathes through its butt and grows a spiked hair style of dark green algae on its head is on the world’s most endangered species list. The Mary River Turtle, which only calls the Mary River its home, may even be headed towards total extinction. If …

/ D. enigmata on the right, with the three larger samples on the left representing D. discoides.
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