Surgeons performed a C-section on this turtle and saved her life!
A turtle named Dabao was a bit lethargic and zookeepers at China’s Chengu City Zoo thought she was sick and sent her for x-rays. The results were surprising: 14 eggs were stuck in the birth canal. To make sure Dabao survived, the surgeons opened the shell with a skull opener, carefully removed the 14 eggs (which were immediately buried in sand to await hatching) and resealed the shell with epoxy resin.
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Temminck’s Tragopan Pheasant.
Look at its blue dangly thing!
A rare natural phenomenon turns one of Austria’s most beautiful hiking trails into a 10 meter-deep lake, for half the year. Located at the foot of the Hochschwab Mountains, in Tragoess, Styria. Green Lake(Grüner See) begins to appear as temperatures rise in the summer months, the snow and ice covering the mountaintops melt, and the water pours down, filling the basin below with crystal-clear water.