Hoàn Kiếm Lake and turtles

Rafetus leloii in Hoàn Kiếm Lake
Rafetus leloii in Hoàn Kiếm Lake. / haithanh, / CC BY 2.0
Lake in the historical centre of Hanoi. In the lake lives (or lived as it is critically endangered or extinct) unique soft-shell turtles which may belong to separate species Rafetus leloii. The existence of this legendary animal was proved only in 1998.

Location, GPS coordinates: 21.0288 N 105.8524 E
Categories: Animal colonies
Values: Biology
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)
Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, Red River Delta, Hanoi city historical centre

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