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In China, the last female rafetus turtle is about to be introduced to her new home at the Suzhou Zoo. She will take up residence in a divided breeding pond where - on the other side of a metal gate - the last male rafetus turtle is waiting to meet her. The stakes are incredibly high: this is literally the last chance the scientists have to save this species.
"The Loneliest Animals" aired on PBS Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 8 pm as part of the 28th season of the Peabody and Emmy award-winning series produced by Thirteen in association with WNET.ORG for PBS. Major support provided by Canon U.S.A. Inc. For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/the-loneliest-animals/introduction/4898/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=pbs&utm_campaign=loneliest_animals