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Rare Blanding's turtle discovered in Minnesota

The Department of Natural Resources says a rare Blanding's turtle has been discovered in Martin County in south central Minnesota. Until now, the youngest Blanding's turtle was estimated to be 14-years-old.
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The Department of Natural Resources says a rare Blanding's turtle has been discovered in Martin County in south central Minnesota. Until now, the youngest Blanding's turtle was estimated to be 14-years-old.

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