Turtles

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On the Web
Apr 19, 2015

Encouraging Conservation Step

On the Web - A species of turtle once thought to be extinct gets a new shot at repopulation when a group of 60 captive raised Mayanmar roofed turtles were released into...

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On the Web
Apr 19, 2015

Trying to Save Sea Turtles

On the Web - An ocean conservation group, Oceana, is suing the National Marine Fisheries Service to limit the number of sea turtles allowed to be caught in shrimpers’ nets.

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Facebook
Apr 18, 2015

Teeny Tiny Albino

Facebook - An adorable little albino turtle gets its first look at the wide world while still snuggled all cozy in its egg.

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On the Web
Apr 18, 2015

Toddler Turtle Activity

On the Web - A very cool scientific study follows a group of young green sea turtles and discovers they are far more adventurous than first thought.

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On the Web
Apr 18, 2015

Pollution Causes Turtle Trouble

On the Web - Scientists connect the chemical BPA (Bisphenol A) leaking into the environment with the interference of gender development in water turtles.

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The Reptile Report
Apr 17, 2015

Mastering the Bush — Part 2 of 4

The Reptile Report - Join us for Part 2 of this excellent story by Christopher Ransom about Kamuran Tepedelen, owner of Bushmaster Reptiles.  Click here for Part 1.

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 13, 2015

No Touch!

TortoiseForum.org - Enjoy a couple of fun photos featuring a tiny baby tortoise with an amusingly expressive face.

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On the Web
Apr 12, 2015

Don’t Throw Baby Torts into the Sea

On the Web - As incredible as it may seem, residents of Florida are being reminded to not try and put baby gopher tortoises into the ocean.  Apparently the little cuties are...

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The Reptile Report
Apr 10, 2015

Mastering the Bush – Part 1 of 4

The Reptile Report - In this modern world of “online herping” our focus on individuals tends to zero in on “big names” and those with a strong internet presence.  We sometimes forget...

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 10, 2015

Tortoise Guardianship in Bangladesh

TortoiseForum.org - Take a look at this excellent project Kelly Hull of North Texas Tortoise Sanctuary/Conservation Center is involved in, working with native tribes in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of...

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The Reptile Report
Apr 4, 2015

Turtley Face

The Reptile Report - Who can resist the sweet face of this Cagle’s map turtle from Barry Lambert?        

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 3, 2015

Outdoor Living

TortoiseForum.org - The beautiful pond at the Tortoise Cove got a redecorating make-over and looks more awesome than ever.  Lucky turtles!

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Ball-Pythons.net
Apr 1, 2015

Abandoned Boxie

Ball-Pythons.net - This poor old box turtle was abandoned in a cardboard box on the steps of a humane society facility.  Fortunately, the little shelled warrior found a new home...

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The Reptile Report
Mar 31, 2015

Wicked Little Turtle

The Reptile Report - This awesome looking creature from Barry Lambert is a Barbours map turtle.        

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Facebook
Mar 29, 2015

I’m Too Cute

Facebook - Gerard Siatkowski shows off a cheeky little albino turtle.

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On the Web
Mar 29, 2015

Reptile Road Mortality

On the Web - An article discussing the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of ecopassages built to help animals safely cross busy roads.

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On the Web
Mar 28, 2015

Sea Turtle Recovery

On the Web - This encouraging article looks into the positive effects of conservation strategies and the recovering green sea turtle populations in Florida and Mexico.

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