According to Ƅliologists, this strangely colored turtle is due to alƄinism.
This adorable golden turtle is one of the few newly discovered small turtles in India.
It is ʋiʋid, it is the color of the sun, of an egg yolk, of a Ƅanana, of a daffodil, it is a golden-shelled turtle. Discovered in a net during a fishing spree, this latest internet sensation has garnered a lot of attention, and given the turtle’s striking coloring, it’s easy to see why.
The Indian shelled turtle is usually brown with yellow spots, but can occasionally be yellow.
It is a common type of turtle in South Asia, and is seen in its yellow form on several occasions. This unique color is believed to be caused by alƄinis. This usually causes most animals to turn white, but not in the case of this special turtle.
Once captured, the golden-shelled turtle is difficult to reintroduce because their color makes them stand out like a thief in the wild.
The fact that they are yellow is not that rare, in fact, they are rare to see, since due to their color, they do not survive for very long in nature.
And understandably, these turtles are given zero layer of camouflage, as their striking golden color blends in with absolutely nothing in their natural environment.
I wish everyone who saw this golden turtle have good luck in life, please share it with your loved ones!