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Syracuse Zoo Welcomes 27 Amazon River Turtles!

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Welcome to the world, baybay turtles!

Syracuse's Rosamund Gifford Zoo said hello to a whopping 27 yellow-spotted Amazon River turtles between April 5 and April 12.

And females can lay up to 50 eggs at a time…TWICE a year!

This is great news for a species that was once endangered. Zoo director Ted Fox thinks this is a monumental achievement:

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