A Unique And Very Rare Yellow Turtle Was Rescued And Saved In India


Our world is filled with rare and stunning animals that we all need to protect. A good example of rare animals is the yellow turtle that was recently rescued in India. The stunning and rare turtle was rescued in the Balasore area in the state of Odisha in India. The locals were able to rescue the animal and hand it over safely to the forest department of the Balasore area. This creature has not been seen before and when the images were posted online it went viral. The rare turtle looked more like a lemon than a turtle.

1A rare sight

The world got a glimpse of a very rare and unique sight. The rare yellow turtle was spotted in India. This is a very rare creature that isn’t seen that often and most people are often mesmerized by how it looks. Thanks to the local residents in Balasore which is located in the state of Odisha in India, the world got to see this magnificent creature.

A rare sight

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2How was it spotted?

The turtle was spotted in the Sujanpur village in the Sooro district of Balasore. The locals who rescued it were quick to hand it over to the forest department. Everyone was amazed by how unique it looked. The whole shell and the body of the rescued turtle was yellow in color and something no one had seen before.

Sujanpur village in the Sooro district of Balasore

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3The forest department was amazed

According to Bhanoomitra Acharya, who is the Wildlife Warden this was an amazing find. He thanked the locals who brought the turtle in as it is something that needs to be protected and cannot survive in the wild. He confessed that this was the first time he had seen a turtle that looked like this. He compared it to a lemon due to its bright yellow color.

The forest department was amazed

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4Why is this so rare?

The reason why this was such an important find is that this isn’t your average turtle. Wildlife experts say it is possibly an albino mutation of a common turtle. This is why this is so rare and important. Under the care of the forest department, the animal can be safe and grow in a healthy environment.

Why is this so rare

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5What is Albinism?

Albinism is a kind of genetic disorder or condition where there is little or no production of pigment in the skin, eyes, and hair or in other species the fur, feathers, or scales. According to wildlife experts, albinism is rare but can affect many different animals. This rare turtle is a shining example of it.

Albino turtle

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