Yellow Turtle wows villagers in Odisha

A Yellow turtle was rescued by locals from Sujanpur in Odisha’s Balasore on Sunday and the images of the turtle is making rounds in the internet. Wild-life officer and an IFS officer have confirmed that it is truly a rare species and it is natural.

“The whole shell and the body of the rescued turtle is yellow. This is a rare turtle, I have never seen one like this,” Bhanoomitra Acharya, Wildlife Warden, said to ANI. Susanta Nanda, IFS officer serving in Odisha shared that “Most probably it was an albino. One such aberration was recorded by locals in Sindh few years back,” IFS (Indian Forest Services) wrote on Twitter.

He also added “Close snap of the same. Mark the pink eyes, one indicative feature of albinism” in his tweet.