Conservationists ‘Shaking With Excitement’ as Rare Turtle Lays Eggs


A female member of an endangered species of turtle has laid eggs for the first time since being rescued, much to the delight of conservationists.
The lucky Manning River turtle is part of a captive breeding program in Australia that started in 2019 in the hopes of saving the dwindling species from extinction. Now, conservationists at the animal conservation organization Aussie Ark and the Australian Reptile Park in New South Wales’ Central Coast region are thrilled that the program’s first eggs are being laid, telling radio station ABC Mid North Coast that they were


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