One Awesome Turtle

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Yu, the Turtle With Artificial Fins

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Yu is a loggerhead turtle that lost her front fins to a shark attack. She is seen earlier this year wearing the latest in artificial flipper technology in Japan. The rubber limbs are attached to a soft vest that simply goes on over her head. "We have worked hard to design the vest in a way that prevents the turtle from taking it off unwittingly," said the aquarium's curator Naoki Kamezaki.

Meet Thelma and Louise

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A rare, two-headed turtle has hatched at the San Antonio Zoo. The female reptile arrived June 18 and will be on display the zoo's Friedrich Aquarium, reports The Associated Press.

Biology 330: Makes Sense to Me

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