Rare yellow turtle rescued in Odisha’s Balasore; Internet says ‘by no means seen one like this’


Bhubaneswar, July 20

A uncommon yellow turtle was noticed and rescued in Odisha’s Balasore district, stated an official on Monday.

Locals from Sujanpur village in Soro block rescued the distinctive yellow color turtle on Sunday.

One Basudev Mahapatra noticed the uncommon turtle when he was working in his fields and introduced it to dwelling. Later, he handed over the turtle to the forest officers.

“A rare yellow turtle was spotted & rescued in Balasore, Odisha yesterday. Most probably it was an albino. One such aberration was recorded by locals in Sindh few years back,” tweeted Susanta Nanda, senior IFS officer and chief government of Chilika Development Authority.

Sharing the photographs of this turtle, Nanda stated it additionally appeared to have pink eyes, a characteristic that signifies albinism.

Several folks on Twitter stated that they had by no means stated a yellow-coloured turtle earlier than. IANS



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