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Lake Eola turtles need sunbathing perches, says club's petition - Orlando Sentinel

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 16:25

Orlando Sentinel

Lake Eola turtles need sunbathing perches, says club's petition
Orlando Sentinel
Lake Eola surely would tick off Yertle the Turtle, a character in a Dr. Seuss children's story. There is hardly any place in Orlando's showcase lake where Yertle could order others of his kind to stack themselves in a column, which, as the story goes ...

WATCH: Cop answers 'How did the snapping turtle cross the road?' - NJ.com

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:09

NJ.com

WATCH: Cop answers 'How did the snapping turtle cross the road?'
NJ.com
In a scene that resembled a matador with a (very slow) bull, an Atlantic County cop used a police shield to rescue a large snapping turtle that meandered onto a local road. The Hamilton Township police shared several minutes of dashcam video as the Sgt.

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Turtles Fly Too offers unique educational experience at Boise high school - 6 On Your Side

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 23:07

6 On Your Side

Turtles Fly Too offers unique educational experience at Boise high school
6 On Your Side
Boise - A non-profit called Turtles Fly Too has a mission to save sea turtles, many of which are threatened or endangered on the brink of extinction. Leslie Weinstein started the organization in 2014 when NOAA asked for help in relocating sea turtles ...

Digital Sea Turtles Swim Across Researchers' Screens with 3D Scanning Project at UMass Amherst - 3DPrint.com

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 21:09

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Digital Sea Turtles Swim Across Researchers' Screens with 3D Scanning Project at UMass Amherst
3DPrint.com
3D scanning technology has allowed scientists to begin building databases of 3D models of animal fossils and preserved specimens, leading to some impressive online collections. 3D models created with this technology can be shared openly with the public ...

Digital Sea Turtles Swim Across Researchers' Screens with 3D Scanning Project at UMass Amherst - 3DPrint.com

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 21:09

3DPrint.com

Digital Sea Turtles Swim Across Researchers' Screens with 3D Scanning Project at UMass Amherst
3DPrint.com
Currently, the Digital Life team is focused on sea turtles. There are seven species of sea turtles, and no preserved specimens in good condition exist of any of them, so the team wants to create 3D animated models of them all, so that researchers can ...

Leatherback turtle euthanized after being struck by boat in Jupiter - Palm Beach Post

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 20:17

Palm Beach Post

Leatherback turtle euthanized after being struck by boat in Jupiter
Palm Beach Post
A female leatherback turtle was euthanized Tuesday night after being hit by a boat propeller over the weekend in the Intracoastal Waterway, near Coral Cove Park in Jupiter. The turtle was believed to be struck by a boat propeller on Saturday, but by ...

Turtles don't love Siesta sand like people do - YourObserver.com

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 17:29

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Turtles don't love Siesta sand like people do
YourObserver.com
People come to Siesta Beach from all over the world to experience the powdery sand. It's made of quartz and stays cool to the touch despite the summer sun, and has helped the beach gain worldwide recognition. Sea turtles, on the other hand, seem to ...

Eight Tips For Protecting Sea Turtles During Nesting Season - Sarasota

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:18

Sarasota

Eight Tips For Protecting Sea Turtles During Nesting Season
Sarasota
It's nesting season for sea turtles in Southwest Florida from May 1 until Oct. 31. Keep in mind that Sarasota beaches are not only for our enjoyment; they're also prime nesting spots for endangered and threatened sea turtle species. Make sure you're ...
Clearwater Marine Aquarium releases 2 rehabilitated sea turtles back to wildWFLA
SC Aquarium announces first public sea turtle release - WSPAWSPA.com
Sea turtle nesting underwayBrunswick News
WCBD News 2 -Charleston City Paper
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Sea turtle public release at Isle of Palms Thursday, year's first nest laid - Charleston Post Courier

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:03

Charleston Post Courier

Sea turtle public release at Isle of Palms Thursday, year's first nest laid
Charleston Post Courier
A young loggerhead and a young Kemp's ridley sea turtle head back to the sea Thursday after being treated at the South Carolina Aquarium — the first releases this year that people can watch. The releases will take place at 2 p.m. on the beach at Isle ...
Clearwater Marine Aquarium releases 2 rehabilitated sea turtles back to wildWFLA
Eight Tips For Protecting Sea Turtles During Nesting SeasonSarasota
SC Aquarium holds first public sea turtle release of 2018 on ThursdayCharleston City Paper
WCBD News 2 -Valley morning Star -Brunswick News
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South Carolina Aquarium announces first public sea turtle release - WCBD News 2

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 15:44

WCBD News 2

South Carolina Aquarium announces first public sea turtle release
WCBD News 2
CHARLETON, S.C. (WCBD) - Today, the South Carolina Aquarium, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, announces that two sea turtles rehabilitated by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center will be released ...
SC Aquarium holds first public sea turtle release of 2018 tomorrow, May 10Charleston City Paper

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Waltham library offers under the sea adventure - Wicked Local

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 20:22

Wicked Local

Waltham library offers under the sea adventure
Wicked Local
Seaweed, ships, and sharks swimming at the library?! Dive into the Waltham Public Library's Under the Sea play space to experience the fishy fun! The Play, Imagine, Experience room, known as the PIE, opened on Saturday, March 24, to a crowd of 387 ...

Sea turtle season begins for Tulum - Riviera Maya News

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:22

Riviera Maya News

Sea turtle season begins for Tulum
Riviera Maya News
Tulum, Q.R. — Turtle nesting season has begun for Tulum with the discovery of a few nests, however, officials are concerned about the plastic that is washing up with the seaweed. The director of municipal ecology, Francisco Chan Chablé, explained that ...

Sea turtles like it local - Phys.Org

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:54

Phys.Org

Sea turtles like it local
Phys.Org
"Surprisingly, we showed that connectivity is largely reduced in these turtles because of the influence of dynamic ocean circulation during the migration and mating seasons, but not in other periods of the year," says researcher Professor Luciano ...

Georgia Sea Turtle Center rehabilitates and releases injured sea ... - District

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 14:55

District

Georgia Sea Turtle Center rehabilitates and releases injured sea ...
District
Written and photographed by Jordan Petteys. Serving as a rehabilitation sea hospital, educational center, research facility and more, the Georgia Sea Turtle Center located on Jekyll Island treats a number of sick and injured sea turtles with the ...
Flying Turtles Head Back to the Wild | General Aviation News ...Aviation International News

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Letter: Sea turtle migrations - Charleston Post Courier

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 03:46

Letter: Sea turtle migrations
Charleston Post Courier
Turtle migrations are so intricate and fragile. Your recent editorial reminded homeowners on the beaches to turn lights off and close curtains and blinds. The recent Hallmark Channel version ofThe Beach House” by Mary Alice Monroe depicted the ...

Home to nest: Sea turtles finally coming ashore - Brownsville Herald

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 16:01

Brownsville Herald

Home to nest: Sea turtles finally coming ashore
Brownsville Herald
At Padre Island National Seashore, 22 turtle nests were discovered on Monday inside the National Park Service boundaries. Two additional nests were found on San Jose Island, one on North Padre Island to the north of the national seashore and one found ...

Explore Florida's Palm Beach County: Center all about saving sea turtles - Orlando Sentinel

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 10:20

Orlando Sentinel

Explore Florida's Palm Beach County: Center all about saving sea turtles
Orlando Sentinel
One of the best ways to combine nature and a beach day is at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a sea turtle rehabilitation facility in Juno Beach. For more than 30 years, the center has been a working hospital that takes all species of sea turtles in need ...

Gulf World send another sea turtle home to the Gulf - WJHG-TV

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 03:06

WJHG-TV

Gulf World send another sea turtle home to the Gulf
WJHG-TV
Gulf World send another sea turtle home to the Gulf. Posted: Fri 10:02 PM, May 04, 2018 |. Updated: Sat 10:46 PM, May 05, 2018. CAPE SAN BLAS, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Gulf World has sent another sea turtle home to the Gulf. Friday, after months of treatment ...