Apr 17, 2008

Hmm, an Endangered Turtle...

Turtles and tortoises are all over the news today, from a tortoise addicted to nicotine to shots of Olive Ridley sea turtles laying eggs on the beach.

But I cherry-picked this one.

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is now home to a captive Swinhoe's soft-shell turtle from Thanh Hoa province in Vietnam. These reptiles are quite rare (only four known individuals on the planet--that's the brink of extinction).

Let me think about this one. A turtle has become rare in Southeast Asia...how could that be...

here for the results.

Photo source:AP Photo/Cleveland Metroparks Zoo via Yahoo! News


Lex (Alexandra) said...

You should do the poll thingie more often! But what's the answer then???


Nonexistant Black Feather said...

I would also add "because it is tasty to eat" or something... ^^;;