A rare albino turtle that resembles a melted piece of cheese has became popular on social media. In India’s West Bengal province, this unusual yellow critter was saved. Scroll down to learn more!
While tending to his crop, a farmer in the hamlet of Sujanpur in the Balasore region of Odisha saw the strange turtle. He then took it back to his house and gave it to forest rangers, who eventually got in touch with conservationists.
It could be a two-year-old adult albino turtle, which is quite uncommon. An albino turtle has been discovered for the first time in Odisha and twice in India, according to Siddhartha Pati, executive director of the Association for Biodiversity Conservation.
Susanta Nanda, who works for the Indian Forest Service, said that residents in Sindh discovered another albino turtle a few years ago. She also uploaded a photo and video of the turtle.
Siddhartha Pati described albinism as a congenital condition that is characterized by a whole or partial lack of tyrosine pigment. Additionally, he added, “gene sequence mutations and tyrosine deficiencies have both been shown to occur.
The images of this vivid yellow turtle went viral after being posted on Twitter on October 27. The planet was somewhat rocked by them. Interestingly, people began comparing it to cheese since it resembled a chunk of melted cheese in some way.
Other South Asian nations including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Myanmar also have populations of this flapshell turtle. This cute, uncommon albino turtle has now been returned to its natural habitat. Do you enjoy this tale? If so, please share it with your loved ones by leaving a comment below. A wonderful time!
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