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Have You Ever Seen A Turtle With Horns?. A Japanes..

 




Have you ever seen a turtle with horns?

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A Japanese news paper published an article on this rare female Chinese Pond Turtle that was discovered with horn-like projections above both of her eyelids, on 19th July 2020.

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The horns are believed to have been a result of skin cuticle mutation. Further analysis and research will be conducted on its genetic and pathologic aspects.

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Read more here: https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20200718/p2a/00m/0et/023000c

Source: https://www.facebook.com/TurtleConservationSocietyofMalaysia..



 

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The Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia was established in October 2011. The aim of the society is to bring about the recovery of depleted wild populations of turtles, with particular reference to freshwater turtles, in Malaysia through partnerships with like-minded organizations, individuals and local communities as well as through its own programs.

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