Let’s hope the hatchling doesn’t think it’s going to grow into a human!
Back in 2017, a number of Diamondback terrapins were rescued from a “horrid, illegal situation” and given to Garden State Tortoise, a conservation facility in Galloway, New Jersey, according to Viral Hog. Though not all of the terrapins survived the recovery process, two of the females were finally able to lay 15 eggs in Spring 2019.
Of the 15 eggs, only one turned out to be fertile, resulting in a hatching that was caught on camera several weeks later.
“This special little turtle is living proof that humans can make a difference even after our own kind has caused such harm to wildlife. We are happy to report that the baby is beautiful, healthy and thriving,” Garden State Tortoise told the video licenser.
What does a sloth look like? A sloth's appearance is quite amazing and unique; it doesn’t resemble any other representative of the animal kingdom. Even its closest relatives, anteaters (who by the way also have a fascinating appearance) and armadillos are completely different from them.
The frilled-necked lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii)) is the most striking and mysterious representative of the Agamidae family. When the reptile becomes agitated or fleeing from danger, the lacquered lizard inflates the part of the body, from which it owes its name. A bizarre-shaped cloak or collar resembling an open parachute suddenly appears.
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