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©VALENTIN FLAURAUD/EPA/MAXPPP - epaselect epa06930305 A turtle peers ot of a water pond in the new extension of the 'Centre Emys' in Chavornay, Switzerland, 06 August 2018. The main mission of the new center, with a capacity of 4,000 to 5,000 turtles, is to protect and collect animals abandoned by their owners while additionally offering pedagogical visits and working on the reintroduction of the only indigenous Swiss turtle, the European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis).