Four-eyed turtles are a threatened turtle species. With its numbers diminished in the wild, it is good news that new hatchlings are coming from the Tennessee Aquarium.

Enjoy the video below and see a four eyed turtle hatchling.




Four eyed turtles do not actually have four eyes. The color and pattern on the top of their heads just give the appearance of four, large eyes, hence the name. See the link below to see some pictures of a grown four-eyed turtle and see the wonderful protective pattern at the top of its head:

Four Eyed turtle at the New York Turtle & Tortoise Society Annual Show

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