Latest Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Stories

2008-04-18 00:00:00

Researchers from the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo have discovered a rare giant soft-shell turtle in northern Vietnam. The Swinhoe's soft-shell turtle was previously thought to be extinct in the wild.Doug Hendrie, the Vietnam-based coordinator of the program, said the find represents hope for the species.    Expert's from the Zoo's Asian turtle program told the Associated Press three other turtles of the species area currently in captivity. Two are in Chinese zoos and the other...

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