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Turtle Aid: Species to Save

Golden Coin Turtle Hatchling

Golden coin hatchling at the Bronx Zoo

(Image credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

This little hatchling is a golden coin turtle, one of the species being bred at the Bronx Zoo in their new effort to protect and bolster the world's most endangered turtle species.

Roti Island Snake-necked Turtle Hatchling

Roti Island Snake-necked Turtle Hatchling

(Image credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

The Roti Island snake-necked turtle is another species being bred at the Bronx Zoo to bolster the species.

Burmese Star Tortoise

Burmese Star Tortoise

(Image credit: WCS)

The Burmese start tortoise is one of the 25 most endangered turtle species in the world, as determined by the Wildlife Conservation Society and other conservation groups.

Northern River Terrapin

Northern River Terrapin

(Image credit: WCS)

The northern river terrapin is one of the species the WCS is taking direct responsibility for helping to conserve.

Red Crowned Roofed Turtle

Red Crowned Roofed Turtle

(Image credit: WCS)

The red crowned roofed turtle is another of the 25 endangered turtle species the WCS is using its zoos and field programs to help.