Egypt Picture - Nile Soft-Shell Turtle

Nile Soft-Shell Turtle

Nile Soft-Shell Turtle


Omar Aton


Nile Soft-Shell Turtle


The Nile soft-shell turtle is shy and highly aquatic, so it is rarely seen. The ancient Egyptians thought its mysterious underwater lifestyle was a sign of evil and they considered the soft-shell turtle to be an enemy of the sun god Re.

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