This adorable bright yellow creature that got rescued in West Bengal, India is making headlines. Apparently, it is an albino Indian flapshell turtle, but people on the internet think it looks more like a slice of cheese.
The unusual turtle was stumbled upon by a farmer while he was working in his fields in the village of Sujanpur, in Odisha’s Balasore district. The farmer decided to bring the turtle home before handing it over to forest officials, who then contacted conservation experts. Talking to CNN, Siddhartha Pati, executive director at the Association for Biodiversity Conservation, said that it was the first time he had ever seen this kind of turtle.
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A farmer in India discovered this extremely rare turtle, whose bright yellow color is due to albinism
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The now-viral pictures of a bright yellow turtle were shared on Twitter on October 27. Naturally, people were more than surprised by its looks and started comparing it to cheese. But in fact, it’s an extremely rare…
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