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Courtesy Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
The endangered black-breasted leaf turtle. left, hatched in the Indonesian rain forest three weeks ago.

Zoo announces hatching of endangered turtle

Courtesy Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
The little one weighs about the same as a quarter.

A tiny turtle is making a big splash at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.

Zoo officials announced on their blog that an endangered black-breasted leaf turtle hatched in the Indonesian rain forest three weeks ago. It weighs about the same as a quarter.

The species is managed by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, and zookeepers – who said the hatchling is thriving – are caring for the hatchling behind the scenes and monitoring its progress.

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