So much for teenage mutant ninjas…

Watching extinction happen in real-time is probably one of the least-fun things to do ever.

But make no mistake: had the turtles bred, it would still require Panglossian optimism to think of the species’ future in anything but the bleakest terms. When a population is reduced to single digits, the gene pool is so diminished that the possibility of their recovery in the wild is practically nil.

photo c/o Wired.com

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