This Australian ‘punk turtle’ can breath through its genitals, once walked with dinosaurs and now risks extinction

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16 April 2018 15:30:11 South China Morning Post - Asia feed

Australia’s Mary River Turtle – with its green Mohican-style hair and ability to breathe through its genitals – is one of the world’s most distinctive reptiles. It is also now officially among the most endangered. The “punk turtle” was this week ranked 29th on the Zoological Society of London’s Evolutionary Distinct and Globally Endangered list, triggering calls for better protection of the reptile found in a remote part of Australia’s east coast... Full article on This Australian ‘punk turtle’ can breath through its genitals, once walked with dinosaurs and now risks extinction

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This Australian ‘punk turtle’ can breath through its genitals, once walked with dinosaurs and now risks extinction

7.829616 13 April 2018 15:07:55 South China Morning Post - News feed

Australia’s Mary River Turtle – with its green Mohican-style hair and ability to breathe through its genitals – is one of the world’s most distinctive reptiles. It is also now officially among the most endangered. The “punk turtle” was this week ranked 29th on the Zoological Society of London’s Evolutionary Distinct and Globally Endangered list, triggering calls for better protection of the reptile found in a remote part of Australia’s east coast...

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'Genital-breathing' turtle faces extinction

1.7249418 13 April 2018 03:49:25 CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Asia

An Australian river turtle with a distinctive green punk-rock hairstyle, two spikes under its chin and the ability to breathe through its genitals is on a new list of endangered reptiles.

Vice All News Time13 April 2018 03:49:25


Threatened: A Green-Haired Turtle That Can Breathe Through Its Genitals

1.5164334 12 April 2018 20:18:06 NYT > Europe

Getting on the endangered list issued by the Zoological Society of London isn’t actually about looks. Creatures have to be evolutionarily distinctive, not just weird.

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Correction: Galapagos-Extinct Turtle story

1.081036 15 September 2017 00:22:22 WN.com - World News

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) " In a story Sept. 13 about efforts to restore an extinct tortoise species in the Galapagos Islands, The Associated Press misidentified the name of the island where some tortoises still have genetic traces of the Chelonoidis elephantopus. It is Isabela Island, not Isabel Island.A corrected version of the story is below:Scientists hope to restore extinct Galapagos tortoiseScientists in Ecuador's Galapagos islands are hoping to restore a tortoise ......

Vice All News Time15 September 2017 00:22:22


Correction: Galapagos-Extinct Turtle story

0.6983532 14 September 2017 23:42:33 WN.com - World News

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — In a story Sept. 13 about efforts to restore an extinct tortoise species in the Galapagos Islands, The Associated Press misidentified the name of the island where some tortoises still have genetic traces of the Chelonoidis elephantopus. It is Isabela Island, not Isabel Island. A corrected version of the story is below: Scientists hope to restore extinct Galapagos tortoise Scientists in Ecuador's Galapagos islands are hoping to restore a tortoise species believed to have been hunted into extinction on Floreana Island in...

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Colonial dinosaur refuses extinction

0.58915234 29 July 2017 01:04:21 The Herald

Stephen Mpofu Correspondent Many decades after African countries successively romped home in independence elections to break the yoke of colonialism, it could take many more decades for the European colonial master to admit, if at all, that it has been rendered a dinosaur on critical issues affecting African independence and sovereignty. Which is quite implicit...

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Trampled Australian bull rider now breathing on his own, partly communicating

0.432925 19 June 2017 22:02:10 WN.com - World News

An Australian bull rider who was severely injured after being stepped on by a bull during the College National Finals Rodeo in Wyoming, US, has been...

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Ghana: Ghanaian Turtles On the Brink of Extinction

0.43188474 02 December 2015 19:58:48 AllAfrica News: Latest

Conservationists in Ghana are warning of possible extinction of sea turtles if more care isn't taken to protect them. Only one out of a thousand turtles survive to adult life.

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Ghanaian turtles on the brink of extinction

0.43188474 01 December 2015 18:20:51 WN.com - World News

Conservationists in Ghana are warning of possible extinction of sea turtles if more care isn't taken to protect them. Only one out of a thousand turtles survive to adult life. ......

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Turtle that breathes through its butt now critically endangered in Australia

0.42841485 15 December 2014 22:36:43 Latest News - UPI.com

Danielle Haynes TOWNSVILLE, Australia, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- A turtle notable for the fact that it breathes through its rear-end is now considered critically endangered by the Australian government.

Vice All News Time15 December 2014 22:36:43