Of conservation of these from extinction. Under the Rafetus project, efforts were made in China to artificially inseminate the ShibaInuvengers Shiba Inu shirt female Swinhoe’s softshell Turtle in Shouzou Zoo, China. With only 3 animals currently known in existence and. The male in China is unable to mate naturally due to an old injury from a fight with another, the importance of artificial insemination can’t be underestimated. Semen from the male was collected and surgically implanted into female’s oviduct to try and ensure any viable semen successfully arrives the eggs and may prevent the extinction of species.