Also, know as Rafetus swinhoei the world’s rarest turtle has moved close to extinction. Only three knowns of the same species is left after the death of this female turtle.
One Tree of the Known Same Species Remain In The World
Among the three remaining one male is at Suzhou zoo. Two others known are living in the wild in Vietnam. The gender of these two is unknown according to the conservationists.
The Experts Tried To Artificially Inseminate The Creature
The death of Yangtze turtle occurred following the attempt by the staff at the facility to artificially inseminate the animal using semen from a male more than 10 years her senior, the local newspaper reported.
The zoo had been trying to get the pair to reproduce naturally for several years but the attempt had failed.