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WATCH: Baby Sea Turtles Race to the Ocean!

Whether you stay at home or vacation at the beach this summer, be on the lookout for turtles as they make their way out of their natural aquatic habitats to lay their eggs on dry land. Nesting seas…

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A Safe Haven for Turtles in Southern California

Ever since he received a Greek tortoise for his sixth birthday, Eric Goode—the driving force behind some of NY's most famous nightclubs, restaurants, and hotels; Area, B Bar & Grill and the Bowe…

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5 Shocking At-Risk Species Still on U.S. Menus

By Emily Sohn, Discovery Channel Even if you read educational materials at zoos and donate money to conservation organizations, your eating habits may be unintentionally undermining the threatene…

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Tortoises Split After 115 Years Together

Bibi and Poldi, two Giant Tortoises at an Austrian zoo, are calling it quits after a 115 year relationship. The pair has been together their whole lives but they've become violent towards each other, …

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Saving Guatemala’s White Turtle

Conservations groups in Guatemala are rallying to the aid of the endangered Central American river turtle, the victim of poaching and habitat loss. Also known as the "white turtle", the reptile's meat…

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‘Extinct’ Tortoise Discovered Living 200 Miles From Home

Recent research conducted by Yale University has re-discovered a species of Galápagos tortoise, previously thought to be extinct for 150 years. The study, published earlier this week in the journal…

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Turtles “High-Five” (Video)

  Granted, these turtles are probably not high-fiving in the human sense of the term, but it sure does look like it! Related: Turtles Wants to Play With Cat (Video) Turtle Goes Down …

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Turtle Goes Down Slide (Video)

  This adorable turtle named Wally enjoys taking a little slide down a cardboard mat! Yu Chan: The Bionic Turtle (Video) Turtle Wants Cat's Attention (Video) Baby Sea Turtle Run (Vide…

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Storms Leave Behind Wildlife, Pollution and Debris

As Hurricane Irene whipped through my Northeast town, leaving my home flooded and without power, I wondered what else such a massive storm would leave behind. Within just a few days, it became evident…

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Shell Oil Wants to Drill Near Marine Park

Even though their own documents say an oil spill near Australia's Ningaloo Marine Park could be very damaging,  they still want to construct a deepwater oil drilling platform and begin oil exploration…

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