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Rare Batagur turtles displayed in Vienna

2010-06-22 02:43:34 GMT2010-06-22 10:43:34 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Two baby Batagur turtles swim in an aquarium in Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna June 21, 2010. The two turtles were hatched in May in Schoenbrunn Zoo and it is the first time this species could have been bred in captivity. Batagur turtles are one of the most endangered species of turtle, only 20 of them are now known to be in existence worldwide.(Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

An animal keeper holds a baby Batagur turtle in Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna June 21, 2010.(Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Two baby Batagur turtles swim in an aquarium in Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna June 21, 2010. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Two baby Batagur turtles swim in an aquarium in Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna June 21, 2010. The two turtles were hatched in May in Schoenbrunn Zoo and it is the first time this species could have been bred in captivity. Batagur turtles are one of the most endangered species of turtle, only 20 of them are now known to be in existence worldwide.

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