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Ontario Turtles Under Attack By Poachers and Illegal Wildlife Trade
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- 41 days ago -
Turtle populations, including endangered species, are facing greater risk from those who covet the animals as aquarium novelties or dinner delicacies.
Hawaii Pressured Over Whale and Turtle Protection
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- 79 days ago -
A lawmaker in Hawaii has called on the US Government to remove humpback whales and green sea turtles from the list of endangered species in Hawaii.
Proud Peacocks, Wee Turtles and 13 More of the Weeks Best Animal Pictures
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- 87 days ago -
A sloth peeks out from behind a door on a floating house in the 'Lago do Janauari' near Manaus, Brazil, on May 20.
19 Weird and Wonderful Turtle and Tortoise Species
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- 112 days ago -
These shelled reptiles take us by surprise with their wacky looks and surprisingly feisty behaviours.
Brake for Turtles! SHOCKING: Turtles Hit On Road Still Alive -HOW TO HELP
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- 292 days ago -
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
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- 651 days ago -
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
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- 674 days ago -
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!
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- 706 days ago -
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
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- 914 days ago -
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
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- 937 days ago -
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
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- 962 days ago -
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..
Clover, Mother Turtle Injured By a Shark, Gets Help Laying Eggs
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- 1166 days ago -
Clover, an endangered leatherback turtle, is missing her rear flippers. Wildlife researchers have been covertly helping Clover dig her 3-foot-deep nest. With their help, she has laid eggs in seven nests. "Everybody's got a little soft spot for her."
Study Reveals Enormous Levels of Illegal Turtle Harvesting in Madagascar
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- 1379 days ago -
Up to 16,000 rare turtles are illegally caught each year in just one region in south-west Madagascar, conservationists have found
Rescued Turtles Returned to Gulf Waters
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- 1399 days ago -
The release is a milestone in helping wildlife recover from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Animals Most Affected By Michigan Oil Spill? Turtles
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- 1415 days ago -
It's easy to figure out which species is the dominant one at a wildlife rehabilitation center set up in the aftermath of the summer oil spill in southern Michigan

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