Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Cousin? Or Freak of Nature?!

Nah, just the Batagur Baska, the northern river terrapin, one handsome (and most unusual) species of riverine turtle!

Unfortunately, it is also one of the most critically endangered turtle species according to a recent assessment by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature).


  1. I think he and his kind should stay right where they are and flourish.

  2. shame about "most critically endangered" but handsome...isch don't zink zo.