• Kyodo


A rare turtle with tiny horns on both its eyelids, which was discovered in Shizuoka Prefecture last year, has gone on display at a local zoo, with curators saying it is “probably the only one in the world.”

The female Chinese pond turtle is believed to be around 10 years old judging from its body size, having a 16-centimeter shell and weighing 670 grams, said curators at iZoo, a facility showcasing reptiles and amphibians in the town of Kawazu.

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