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Aquarium's Wildlife Rescue Center doubles capacity - Corpus Christi Business News

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 17:02

Corpus Christi Business News

Aquarium's Wildlife Rescue Center doubles capacity
Corpus Christi Business News
Cold stunning happens when the water temperature drops below 50 degrees, which is what happened Dec. 7 when 101 cold-stunned turtles were found floating in local bays after a snowstorm. In conjunction with the Padre Island National Seashore and the ...

Rescued sea turtle gets 3-D printed brace for cracked shell - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 09:07

Los Angeles Times

Rescued sea turtle gets 3-D printed brace for cracked shell
Los Angeles Times
They chose an epoxy that was safe for the turtle and would hold the piece securely. Two weeks ago, they fixed it to her shell, where it set underwater. The procedure went smoothly, they said, and had the benefit of restoring her to neutral buoyancy ...

Airbnb pulls ad of tourist touching sea turtle after social medi ... - Hawaii News Now

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 04:07

Airbnb pulls ad of tourist touching sea turtle after social medi ...
Hawaii News Now
A recent online advertisement by the vacation rental company Airbnb was pulled Thursday after Hawaii residents pointed out that it showed the hand of a tourist illegally touching a Hawaiian green sea turtle. The 55-second video ad, which was posted to ...

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Dozens of sea turtles released back into ocean by NC Aquarium after cold-stunning - wtkr.com

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 00:14

wtkr.com

Dozens of sea turtles released back into ocean by NC Aquarium after cold-stunning
wtkr.com
MANTEO, N.C. – 42 sea turtles were released Thursday back into the ocean on Roanoke Island by the NC Aquarium after being brought to their rehabilitation center because of a dip in ocean temperatures recently. The NC Aquarium said that they received ...

Rescued sea turtle gets 3-D brace for cracked shell - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 21:30

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Rescued sea turtle gets 3-D brace for cracked shell
The San Diego Union-Tribune
They chose an epoxy that was safe for the turtle and would hold the piece securely. Two weeks ago, they fixed it to her shell, where it set underwater. The procedure went smoothly, they said, and had the benefit of restoring her to neutral buoyancy ...

The Outer Banks Voice - Cold-stunned turtles scheduled for release ... - The Outer Banks Voice

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 15:59

The Outer Banks Voice - Cold-stunned turtles scheduled for release ...
The Outer Banks Voice
Dozens of sea turtles treated for cold-stunning by a team at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island are scheduled for an at-sea release on today. The turtles arrived at the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation Center following a sudden drop ...

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Sea Turtles on Treadmills Get the Workout of Their Lives, for Science - News Deeply

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:31

News Deeply

Sea Turtles on Treadmills Get the Workout of Their Lives, for Science
News Deeply
But onshore light pollution can disorient the newborn turtles, making them vulnerable to predators and other risks as they struggle to reach the sea. Milton and graduate student Karen Pankaew, both at Florida Atlantic University, set out to measure how ...

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Tiny treadmills for turtle hatchlings help scientists evaluate their stamina - Brinkwire (press release)

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 08:05

Brinkwire (press release)

Tiny treadmills for turtle hatchlings help scientists evaluate their stamina
Brinkwire (press release)
When baby sea turtles are born, within their first 24 hours they make the journey from nest to ocean. The trek should take a few minutes, but it sometimes lasts hours in urban settings where artificial light can disorient the hatchlings. Two Florida ...

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Watch Baby Sea Turtles Run on Treadmills—for Science - National Geographic

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 05:09

National Geographic

Watch Baby Sea Turtles Run on Treadmills—for Science
National Geographic
The first-of-its-kind study investigates how light pollution may impact the reptiles' endurance. Watch Baby Sea Turtles Run on Treadmills—for Science. By Elaina Zachos. PUBLISHED December 22, 2017. How tough are baby sea turtles? Scientists recently ...
Tiny treadmills for turtle hatchlings help scientists evaluate their staminaBrinkwire (press release)

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A Sea Turtle Was Found Tangled in Cocaine Bundles Worth $53 Million - ScienceAlert

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 01:11

Bleeding Cool News

A Sea Turtle Was Found Tangled in Cocaine Bundles Worth $53 Million
ScienceAlert
The US Coast Guard was investigating a debris field when it found the vulnerable loggerhead turtle on 19 November. Team members saw it was entangled with 26 packages of the drug, which ended up totalling 800 kilograms (1,800 pounds). "They saw ...
No Evidence That Turtle Found With $53 Million of Cocaine Was TMNT's MichaelangeloBleeding Cool News
Coast Guard saves sea turtle tangled in $53 million cocaine bundleExpressNewsline
Photos available: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seizes Nearly 7 Tons of Cocaine and Rescues Ocean Wildlife - GovDeliveryGovDelivery

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A sea turtle was found tangled in cocaine bundles worth $53 million - ScienceAlert

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 01:11

Bleeding Cool News

A sea turtle was found tangled in cocaine bundles worth $53 million
ScienceAlert
The US Coast Guard has rescued a poor beleaguered sea turtle off the US coast after it became entangled in some unusual flotsam - US$53 million worth of cocaine, packaged in plastic-wrapped bales, strung together with rope. It was likely jettisoned by ...
No Evidence That Turtle Found With $53 Million of Cocaine Was TMNT's MichaelangeloBleeding Cool News
Photos available: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seizes Nearly 7 Tons of Cocaine and Rescues Ocean Wildlife - GovDeliveryGovDelivery

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NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island to release sea turtles back to ... - WITN

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 00:34

WITN

NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island to release sea turtles back to ...
WITN
Dozens of sea turtles treated for cold-stunning at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island are scheduled for an at-sea release on Friday, December 22.
Cold-stunned turtles being treated at NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll ...WCTI12.com

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NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island to release sea turtles back to ocean following cold-stunning - WITN

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 00:34

NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island to release sea turtles back to ocean following cold-stunning
WITN
MANTEO, NC (WITN) Dozens of sea turtles treated for cold-stunning at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island are scheduled for an at-sea release on Friday, December 22. The turtles arrived at the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center ...

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Baby sea turtles run on tiny treadmills for science - KMSP-TV

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 20:42

KMSP-TV

Baby sea turtles run on tiny treadmills for science
KMSP-TV
BOCA RATON, Fla. (FOX 13) - It turns out sea turtle hatchlings have much more determination than expected. When a hatchling begins its first trek out of a nest, experts believe it is attracted to the brightest horizon and the ocean's surf. But, there ...

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Baby sea turtles run on tiny treadmills for science - Story | WAGA - FOX 5 Atlanta

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 19:36

FOX 5 Atlanta

Baby sea turtles run on tiny treadmills for science - Story | WAGA
FOX 5 Atlanta
It turns out sea turtle hatchlings have much more determination than expected.

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Coast Guard Rescues Sea Turtle Tied to $53 Million Worth of ... - Complex

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 18:08

Complex

Coast Guard Rescues Sea Turtle Tied to $53 Million Worth of ...
Complex
That scenario essentially became reality this week, as the U.S. Coast Guard rescued a large sea turtle in the Eastern Pacific that was trapped—she was tangled up in 26 bales of drugs. The crew has grown accustomed to finding bales of cocaine floating ...

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Baby sea turtles run on tiny treadmills for science - FOX 5 DC

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 17:25

FOX 5 DC

Baby sea turtles run on tiny treadmills for science
FOX 5 DC
BOCA RATON, Fla. (FOX 13) - It turns out sea turtle hatchlings have much more determination than expected. When a hatchling begins its first trek out of a nest, experts believe it is attracted to the brightest horizon and the ocean's surf. But, there ...

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Baby sea turtles run on tiny treadmills for science - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 14:37

FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Baby sea turtles run on tiny treadmills for science
FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
BOCA RATON, Fla. (FOX 13) - It turns out sea turtle hatchlings have much more determination than expected. When a hatchling begins its first trek out of a nest, experts believe it is attracted to the brightest horizon and the ocean's surf. But, there ...

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