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Sunday, May 27, 2007

Testudo kleinmanni

A worker from Rome's Biopark Zoo holds Testudo kleinmanni hatchlings, an endangered species also known as Egyptian tortoises, in Rome.The offsprings are the hatchlings of several Egyptian tortoises that were rescued from a smuggler's suitcase in 2005 at Naples airport, southern Italy, by Italy's forestry police and were entrusted to Rome's main zoo - Reuters.