Turtles

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On the Web
Jan 24, 2015

Climate Change and Sea Turtles

On the Web - Climate change resulting in rising sea levels could decimate sea turtle populations, but it’s not too late to find solutions before the problem becomes critical.

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TortoiseForum.org
Jan 23, 2015

Worm Fight

TortoiseForum.org - Enjoy this cool video showing a baby gulf coast box turtle chasing and battling a feisty worm.  Who knew these little guys could move so fast?

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The Reptile Report
Jan 23, 2015

This Snout’s for You

The Reptile Report - Enjoy this fun shot of a matamata turtle (Chelus fimbriatus) from Gabor Bator.        

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The Reptile Report
Jan 22, 2015

Bangladesh Python Project Workshop 2015

The Reptile Report - This is an amazing opportunity for the adventure of a lifetime! Now accepting applications for June 15-June 30, 2015 and July 3-July 18, 2015. Gain valuable field research...

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TortoiseForum.org
Jan 21, 2015

A Very Cool Trip

TortoiseForum.org - Anthony and Steve from theTurtleRoom take a trip out to Garden State Tortoise and capture some great video footage of the amazing tortoises and turtles being raised there.

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Facebook
Jan 20, 2015

Pink and Yellow Turtle

Facebook - An adorable little albino snapping turtle from Gerard Siatkowski and theTurtleRoom.

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TortoiseForum.org
Jan 20, 2015

Sweet, Natural Digs

TortoiseForum.org - An adorable little spotted pond turtle (geoclemys hamiltonii) shows off its beautiful new aquascaped home filled with driftwood, live plants, and lots of little fishy friends.

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TortoiseForum.org
Jan 20, 2015

Tiny Turtle Noms

TortoiseForum.org - This cool video from theTurtleRoom shows a cute little Vietnamese black-breasted leaf turtle (Geoemyda spengleri) eating out of the palm of its keeper’s hand.

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Field Herp Forum
Jan 19, 2015

A Year of Lifers

Field Herp Forum - This is a great series of photos featuring tons of beautiful herps found throughout 2014 in Georgia and Arizona.

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Field Herp Forum
Jan 19, 2015

Turtle Strong

Field Herp Forum - Scroll through some excellent field herping photos featuring fabulous frogs and salamanders to find a rare focus on turtles, showing off many different species in all different stages...

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On the Web
Jan 19, 2015

Magnetic Home Sweet Home

On the Web - New evidence seems to suggest that sea turtles seek out specific magnetic signatures to find their way back to their original hatching grounds.

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On the Web
Jan 17, 2015

Houston Exotic Reptile and Pet Show

On the Web - Soon to be the largest reptile show in Texas! Come join us for the first annual HERP Show in North Houston. Browse hundreds of vendor tables that will...

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On the Web
Jan 17, 2015

Coast Guard Rescue

On the Web - The US Coast Guard leapt into action to rescue an enormous leatherback sea turtle that had become entangled with the line from a fishing buoy.

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On the Web
Jan 15, 2015

Smuggled Turtles Get a New Lease on Life

On the Web - Eight tiny turtle hatchlings – a mix of wood, Blanding’s, and loggerhead musk turtles — have a safe, healthy, happy future ahead of them in their new home...

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TortoiseForum.org
Jan 14, 2015

One Way to Keep Your Baby Alive

TortoiseForum.org - This discussion thread not only points out the dangers of allowing young tortoises to free-roam on the floor of your home, but also demonstrates the critical role sites...

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The Reptile Report
Jan 14, 2015

Vote! Vote! Vote!

The Reptile Report - It’s time to vote for your favorite nominees in The Reptile Report’s Best of 2014 People’s Choice Awards!  Head on over to The Reptile Report Marketplace, register and/or...

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Aussie Pythons forum
Jan 13, 2015

An Australian Summer

Aussie Pythons forum - Enjoy lots of fantastic photographs of reptiles, invertebrates, and other animals as well as landscapes and habitat shots around Australia captured recently by a talented photographer.

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Facebook
Jan 13, 2015

Albino Beast

Facebook - Check out this crazy-looking albino Florida softshell turtle from Gerard Siatkowski and theTurtleRoom.

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