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   Undertoad  Friday Jun 21 11:59 AM

6/21/2002: Baby soft-shelled turtle

Happy Friday. This is a two-week-old soft-shelled turtle in Thailand. The Thai are happy about the fact that this is the first one bred in captivity.

It's extremely rare. And that's what you might expect; the adults reach 450 pounds, so what you have there seems to be a massive beast with no natural protection. It probably also tough for them because the Chinese historically believe they are a source of male sexual potency.

xant  Friday Jun 21 12:28 PM


You'd think the Chinese would want a hard-shelled turtle for that.

dasviper  Friday Jun 21 01:05 PM

Has anyone kept a running tally of exactly how many endangered species the Chinese believe to be aids to potency?

Bitman  Friday Jun 21 08:53 PM


It looks like a giant beetle, with circuitry etched on its back. Maybe the Thai are experimenting ...

Torrere  Wednesday Jun 26 01:44 AM

Re: Cyber-beetle?

Originally posted by Bitman
with circuitry etched on its back
Maybe it could also be seen as a symbol of geek potency.

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