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Canadian Turtle Smuggler Receives Nearly 5 Years in Prison for Shipping Turtles to China From Canada and the U.S
Offbeat  (tags: smuggling, turtles )

Angie
- 165 days ago - msn.com
Kai Xu, who has been locked up for 19 months since his arrest and had hoped to be released. The 27 year old expressed remorse to a judge and thanked agents for stopping the darkness of my greed and ignorance.
Poofed Up Kitten Walks on Two Paws to Get Turtle's Attention
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, turtles )

Jeri
- 261 days ago - lovemeow.com
This little kitten is a bit perplexed by his new friend, the turtle. ThereâEUR(TM)s only one way to find out what this hard shell creature is âEUR" the kitten way!
Citizens Rescue 42 Freshwater Turtles Along Karachi Beach
Offbeat  (tags: rescued, wildlife, protection, turtles )

Tracy
- 320 days ago - arynews.tv
A large number of abandoned freshwater turtles were spotted by citizens of Karachi residing near Sea View, which were later handed over to the Sindh Wildlife Department for release into their natural habitat. 
Turtles Under Threat as Plastic Pollutes Oceans
Offbeat  (tags: turtles, loggerhead turtles, oceans, world, protection, environment )

Tracy
- 351 days ago - express.co.uk
Starving after swallowing plastic bags that block their intestines or being badly cut from getting tangled in man made debris are two of the many risks turtles face as they journey the oceans.
A Mob Of Disruptive Tourists Sent Nesting Turtles Back To Sea
Offbeat  (tags: horrible, tourists, turtles )

Angie
- 369 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Each year, thousands of olive ridley sea turtles arrive on a 7 kilometer (4 mile) stretch of beach in Costa Rica to lay their eggs in the sand. Their mission was thwarted by tourists who touched the turtles, stood on top of nests and placed children on to
In Pictures: Celebrating Tremendous Turtles for #WorldTurtleDay
Offbeat  (tags: turtles, pictures, photos, World Turtle Day, wildlife, protection )

CherAWAY
- 492 days ago - greenpeace.org.uk
We love turtles and Saturday's World Turtle Day is a great excuse to fish out all our amazing photos of these fabulous creatures that have been around for about 200 million years.
Shell-Shocked! Police Seize Rare Pig-Nosed Turtles After Man Tries to Sell Them on Gumtree
Offbeat  (tags: Rare, turtles, sell, online, gumtree )

Scooby
- 563 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Police were shell-shocked when they discovered a pair of rare animals during a property raid in Western Australia after a man tried to sell the endangered animals online.
Royal Navy Crew Block Turtle Soup With Rescue Bid
Offbeat  (tags: Hms enterprise, Royal Navy, Africa, turtles, soup, saved, good news, UK )

Scooby
- 619 days ago - westernmorningnews.co.uk
Three sea turtles destined for the dinner table after being caught in an illegal snare have lived to see another day thanks to the crew of a Plymouth-based Royal Navy ship.
Brake for Turtles! SHOCKING: Turtles Hit On Road Still Alive -HOW TO HELP
Offbeat  (tags: turtles, cars, injured, vet, help, animals )

Julie
- 1057 days ago - peta2.com
If you spot a turtle who is injured and/or has been hit by a car, please don't assume he or she is dead!
Lawsuit Filed to Keep Sea Turtles From Going Extinct
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, turtles )

CherAWAY
- 1417 days ago - greenerideal.com
A lawsuit brought by two environmental groups is challenging a recent National Marine Fisheries Service (NMDS) decision to allow the Hawaiian swordfish industry to nearly double the amount of endangered sea turtles it can kill each season.
California's Drift Gillnet Industry Likely to Kill More Sea Turtles Despite State Marine Reptile Designation
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, turtles, gillnets )

CherAWAY
- 1440 days ago - greenerideal.com
Just as conservationists celebrate California's first Pacific Leatherback Turtle Conservation Day after Gov. Brown designated the marine reptile as a state symbol , the state's drift gillnet fishing industry is gearing up for a proposed expansion set to
The Great Canadian Turtle Race!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turtles, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 1471 days ago - cwf-fcf.org
Join the Canadian Wildlife Federation and the Canadian Sea Turtle Network for the Great Canadian Turtle Race. With the help of satellite technology, we'll follow the day-to-day journey of leatherbacks tagged off the coast of Nova Scotia.
Turtles 'Face Extinction' Without Marine Protection
Offbeat  (tags: protection, extinction, turtles, under threat, conservation )

Beatrice
- 1680 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Critically endangered sea creatures like Pacific turtles face extinction unless conservation zones are shifted to follow their migration paths, experts have warned. Current marine protection areas designed to preserve under-threat species generally cover
Turtles Nesting in the South Pacific PHOTOS
Offbeat  (tags: turtles, nesting, animals, goodnews, interesting, news, off-beat, photos, pets, pictures, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 1703 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Check out this beautiful black and white photography of loggerhead turtles nesting in the South Pacific.
Turtles Give Each Other An Underwater High Five VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: turtles, high five, underwater, video, animals, bizarre, funny, off-beat, odd, interesting, unusual, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 1727 days ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
And if this YouTube video is anything to go by, the shelled ones apparently do it with a 'high five' style flipper slap. In the 35 second clip, which is sure to go viral, two turtles can be seen gracefully swimming towards each before both extending a..
 

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