Scientists Hope 2 Swinhoe's Softshell Turtles Can Save The Species It was thought that there was only one turtle left — he's in a zoo in China. But scientists found a female in a lake in Vietnam last fall. They are hoping the two will become more than friends.

Scientists Hope 2 Swinhoe's Softshell Turtles Can Save The Species

Scientists Hope 2 Swinhoe's Softshell Turtles Can Save The Species

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It was thought that there was only one turtle left — he's in a zoo in China. But scientists found a female in a lake in Vietnam last fall. They are hoping the two will become more than friends.

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Good morning. I'm Noel King. Your parents ever get on your case about having kids? Imagine what it's like to be a Swinhoe turtle under the watchful eyes of scientists. They thought there was only one of these turtles left on Earth. He's in a zoo in China. But they found a female turtle in a lake in Vietnam last fall. They're going to introduce the turtle soon, hoping the two will become more than friends and save the Swinhoe species. It's MORNING EDITION.

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