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Tennessee Aquarium Hatches 5 Endangered Beal’s-eyed Turtles

Beal’s-eyed turtles in the wild have declined rapidly in the last 15 years.

40 Desert Tortoises Up for Adoption in Arizona

Video: Researchers Remove Plastic Drinking Straw From Sea Turtle’s Nostril

The world's oceans aren't a trash dump.

For the Sake of Reptiles and all Living Things, Put Litter in Its Place

Ecosurfers untangle a juvenile sea turtle from some floating garbage.

Researchers Find Two Albino Green Sea Turtle Hatchlings in Mozambique

Albino green sea turtles are not common, though several have surfaced around the world over the years.

Turtle Hospital of Florida Releases Aaron the Loggerhead Sea Turtle

More Than 4,000 Critically Endangered Palawan Forest Turtles Rescued in the Philippines

Florida Man Cited For Possessing Two Hatchling Loggerhead Sea Turtles

Check Out this GoPro Sea Turtle Footage of the Great Barrier Reef

Video: SPCA Seeking Teenagers Who Brutally Abused Turtle

Tortoise Serves as Therapy Pet at Senior Care Facility

Tortoise and Dog are Best Friends

How Did Turtles Get Their Shells?

San Diego Zoo’s Galapagos Tortoise, Speed, Dies at 150+Years

Painted Turtle’s Shell Reattached with Epoxy and Zip Ties

Tortoise in England Outfitted with Hot Wheels to Aid in Walking

Social Media Reunites Lost Sulcata Tortoise With Owner in Michigan

Coastguardsmen Untangle Two Sea Turtles Caught in Fishing Line Off Central America

Scientists Try to Impregnate Last Yangtze Giant Softshell Turtle Known to Exist

Long Island, NY Sees Mass Die Off of Diamondback Terrapins

Tortoise That Lost Legs to Rat Bites Gets Wheels

Green Sea Turtle Photobombs Group Photo in the Philippines

Aussie Teen Helps Raise Funds for New Western Swamp Tortoise Breeding Facility

5 Tips to Make Everyday Earth Day For Herps

60 Captive Raised Myanmar Roofed Turtles Released

Western Pond Turtle Step Closer to Endangered Species Status

Leopard Tortoise with Severe Pyramiding Outfitted with 3D Shell

Florida Teen Charged With Felony Cruelty to Animals Not Yet Mentally Competent to Stand Trial

Study Says Ecopassages That Let Turtles Cross Under Roads Don’t Always Work

California’s Desert Tortoise Gains 11 Square Miles of Habitat

Sulcata Tortoise and Pit Bull Are Best of Friends

Man Faces 6 Months in Jail For Standing on Galapagos Tortoise

Skateboarding Sulcata Tortoise

20 Critically Endangered Ploughshare Tortoises Released on Madagascar

Rat Eradication Effort Pays Dividends For Galapagos Island Tortoises

Suspects in Murder of Costa Rican Sea Turtle Activist Acquitted

Scientists To Study Lesser Known Flatback Sea Turtle

Tortoise Found on Hawaii Man’s Driveway

Do you Wanna Build a. . . Snow Sea Turtle?

Vet Attaches Lego Wheels Onto Tortoise to Help it Walk

Video: Tortoise Helps Overturned Friend at Taiwan Zoo

Bad News For Australia’s White-Throated Snapping Turtle

Minneapolis May Lift Pet Reptile Ban

Hundreds of Juvenile Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles Stranded on Cape Cod

Turtles More Closely Related to Birds Than Lizards and Snakes, Researchers Say

Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Nests Down Dramatically in Gulf of Mexico

Woman Stabs Boyfriend After Boyfriend Allegedly Threatens Her Pet Turtle

Ancient Giant Tortoise Discovered in What is Now Madrid, Spain

50 Year Captive Breeding of Española Galapagos Tortoise Deemed a Success

USFWS Seeks Comment on CITES Protections for Four Native U.S. Turtles

This Tortoise has Eaten the Strangest Thing

8-Year-Old Chinese Boy Caught Smuggling His Pet Turtle at Airport

The Top 10 Reptiles Most Reliant on Zoo Breeding Programs for Survival

Turtles Can Talk to Each Other

Is it Art or Tortoise Abuse?

Two-Headed Turtle Thelma and Louise Dies

Florida Teens Who Tortured and Killed Baby Gopher Tortoise Arrested

The two girls recorded video of themselves torturing and then killing a juvenile gopher tortoise, a threatened species.

Two Teen Girls Set Endangered Gopher Tortoise on Fire

Florida Fish and Wildlife is working with the state attorney's office to consider charges.

Tortoise Takes Play out of Uruguay's Luis Suarez's Playbook and Bites His Opponent

A tortoise plays with a dog's ball, and the dog doesn't like it.

Leatherback Turtle Survives Billfish Impalement

The sword was successfully removed from the sea turtle and sent to a lab for analysis.

Video: Tortoises versus Hares

In this Chinese version of Tortoise versus the Hare, it is unclear who won the race.

Where do Baby Hawaiian Sea Turtles Go?

NOAA and Waikiki Aquarium to track Hawaiian green sea turtles.

Philippine Police Arrest Sea Turtle Poachers From China

Chinese poachers have been increasingly plying Philippine waters in defiance of UN mandated economic zones.

Tortoise in England Needs Penis Surgery, Owner Turns to Crowd Funding to Defray Costs

Owner turns to Go Fund Me to raise funds for tortoise's surgery.

Bones Found 160 Years Apart Reveals Huge Giant Sea Turtle

Two fossil pieces collected more than 160 years apart are from the same sea turtle, Atlantochelys mortoni.

Wildlife Queensland Launches Campaign to Save Mary River Turtle Hatchlings

Campaign underway to bolster populations of Australia's Mary River turtle.

Young Loggerhead Sea Turtles Spend Lost Years Floating in Seaweed

Neonate loggerhead sea turtles shelter in Sargassum and drift with the North Atlantic Subtropical gyre.

Florida Biologists Hope For Successful Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Florida has the most sea turtle nesting sites in the United States.

Massachusetts Amends Exotic Animal Regulations

Green tree pythons and emerald tree boas can be kept as pets.

Peru's Manú National Park World's Most Diverse for Reptiles and Amphibians

Manú National Park in Peru is home to 287 species of reptiles and amphibians.

Turtle Soup Political Ad Blasts Politician For Looking Like a Cartoon Turtle

Tea Party candidate likens Mitch McConnell to Cecil the Tortoise.

Utah Offering 40 Desert Tortoises For Adoption

The tortoises were previously kept as pets and cannot be returned to the wild.

U.S. and China Release Sea Turtles into Disputed South China Sea

Three rehabilitated sea turtles were released by Sea Turtles 911.

Blanding's Turtle Conservation Work Honored in Illinois

The Blanding's turtle is on the CITES list of protected species.

Protections Sought for Yuman Desert Fringe-toed Lizard and 6 Other Herps

Center for Biological Diversity is suing USFWS to get protections for these southwestern U.S. herps.

Scientists Turn to GPS to Map Out Hotspots for Leatherback Turtles in the Pacific

It is hoped that GPS data will be used by fisheries to avoid leatherback turtle bycatch.

Canada Designates 75 acres as protected Blanding's Turtle habitat

The Blanding's turtle enjoys more protections in Canada.

Illegal Red Eared Slider Turtle Sales Continues in L.A.'s Chinatown and Fashion Districts

California's Department of Fish and Wildlife lacks resources to enforce turtle ban law.

Las Vegas Area Desert Tortoise Conservation Center to Close

Petition launched on MoveOn.org to stop a federal plan to euthanize remaining tortoises.

Ranavirus Cause of Death of 19 Wild Turtles in Illinois

Scientists unsure how virus infected the turtles.

FDA Amends 1975-era Turtle Ban Law

U.S. Food and Drug Administration will no longer destroy viable turtle eggs and small turtles.

Kennedy Brothers Rescue Leatherback Sea Turtle, Get Investigated by NOAA

The leatherback sea turtle rescue was in violation of the Endangered Species Act.

Utah Gets Federal Aid to Protect Desert Tortoise

Gopherus agassizii also gets 1,245 acres for habitat.

4th of July Turtle Race To Go On in Bel Air, Maryland

The city's Independence Day organizers will reassess if a turtle race will be held in 2014.

Two-headed Texas River Cooter Born at San Antonio Zoo

Pseudemys texana, named Thelma and Louise have two heads on one body.

USFWS Proposal to Protect 740 Miles of Coastline for Loggerhead Sea Turtle Meets Resistance

Some say proposal to protect Caretta caretta goes too far while others say it does not go far enough.

How Did The Turtle Get Its Shell?

New study points to Eunotosaurus africanus as first reptile to have anatomy to support a shell.

Live Turtle Trinkets Sold in China

Baby turtles are sealed in plastic bag and sold as trinkets in China.

Three American Turtles Added to CITES List of Protected Species

Trade of Blanding's turtles, spotted turtles and diamondback terrapins are now restricted.

Loggerhead Sea Turtle in Japan Fitted with Artificial Limbs

Turtle fitted with new limbs at Japan's Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe.

Turtle Expert Urges Closing of Cayman Turtle Farm

Dr. Phillip Arena looks at WSPA video and urges closing of facility.

Turtles: Journey of Survival at New Jersey's Adventure Aquarium Opens January 14

Exhibit will feature more than 20 different turtle species.

Some Drivers Deliberately Run Over Turtles, Study Shows

Clemson University student set out to count number of drivers who swerve to hit a rubber turtle.

5 Chinese Yellow-Headed Box Turtles Hatch at the WCS's Bronx Zoo

The hatching of Cuora aurocapitata marks the first time these turtles have hatched in a captive breeding program

Sea Turtle Bycatch Reduced Over Last 20 Years, Report Says

While sea turtle deaths have been reduced, researchers say more needs to be done

Peanut, Missouri's Figure Eight Red-Eared Slider Celebrates 29th Birthday

The turtle is the state's No More Trash Mascot.

Reptile Road Show Owner Loses Majority of Reptiles to Fire

Garth Pithan loses 75 of 100 reptiles in a basement fire that also destroyed his Washington home.

Petco and Concordia Turtle Farm Launches Turtle Relinquishment Program

In effort to reduce number of Salmonella infections, Petco will accept any aquatic turtle from those who wish to give them up.

Tortoise Taped to Helium Balloons Rescued in Oceanside, California

If culprit or culprits are found, animal abuse charges could be filed.
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