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Rare albino Galapagos giant tortoise born in Swiss zoo

East Coast Daily | 13/06/2022 08:36 AM | Click to read full article

A rare albino Galapagos giant tortoise was born at a Swiss zoo. According to reports, two tortoises of the Chelonoidis nigra species were born at the Tropiquarium zoo in Servion village last month. One of the newborns is black, like its parents, while the other is white, like an albino. 

The turtles were born as part of an endangered species protection project.