Hope for Southeast Asia

June 21, 2017

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Photo Credit: ©Yoeung Sun/WCS

The months-old blob seen above is an Asian giant softshell turtle. Scientists long thought this species was extinct in the Cambodian portion of the Mekong River—until they discovered some stragglers in the early 2000s.

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