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World's cutest baby turtle is part of an amazing story

Asian giant softshell turtles were once thought to be extinct in the Mekong River; this little trooper is one of 150 hatchlings bringing them...

World's cutest baby turtle is part of an amazing story

Asian giant softshell turtles were once thought to be extinct in the Mekong River; this little trooper is one of 150 hatchlings bringing them...

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