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Why did the 400-pound sea turtle cross the road in the Outer Banks ... - Virginian-Pilot

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 16:03

Virginian-Pilot

Why did the 400-pound sea turtle cross the road in the Outer Banks ...
Virginian-Pilot
A record four endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles have nested at the Cape Hatteras Seashore this year. Those four and a more common loggerhead have ...

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Tourists warned sea turtles may nest in broad daylight — that's ... - WBTV

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:03

WBTV

Tourists warned sea turtles may nest in broad daylight — that's ...
WBTV
North Carolina's famous loggerhead sea turtles are notorious for their sneaky approach to nesting, coming ashore after sunset and laying eggs under cover of ...

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FWC introduces new fundraising manatee and sea turtle decals ... - Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 05:51

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

FWC introduces new fundraising manatee and sea turtle decals ...
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Florida's waters and beaches are not only popular with people, but are also key habitats for manatees and sea turtles.

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Nocturnal sea turtles caught nesting in day at Cape Hatteras ... - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 23:36

Charlotte Observer

Nocturnal sea turtles caught nesting in day at Cape Hatteras ...
Charlotte Observer
A loggerhead sea turtle was spotted in daytime hours, instead of at night, this week at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and tourists are being asked to call ...
13newsnow.com | Cape Hatteras National Seashore: Keep your eye ...13newsnow.com WVEC

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Nocturnal sea turtles caught nesting in day at Cape Hatteras | The ... - The State

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 23:35

The State

Nocturnal sea turtles caught nesting in day at Cape Hatteras | The ...
The State
A loggerhead sea turtle was spotted in daytime hours, instead of at night, this week at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and tourists are being asked to call ...

Critically endangered sea turtle species now at Texas State Aquarium - San Antonio Express-News

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 22:25

San Antonio Express-News

Critically endangered sea turtle species now at Texas State Aquarium
San Antonio Express-News
A 1-year-old Kemp's ridley sea turtle rescued during last fall's cold stunning can now be viewed by visitors at the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi. The turtle, named Champ by aquarium officials, is missing its front left flipper. When it was ...

Turtle Hatching Season In Full Swing - KVEO - KVEO-TV

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 21:53

Turtle Hatching Season In Full Swing - KVEO
KVEO-TV
Hatching season is in full swing for the endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle.

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Sea turtle crosses road near Rodanthe, prompting rescue - The Coastland Times

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 21:18

The Coastland Times

Sea turtle crosses road near Rodanthe, prompting rescue
The Coastland Times
At 1:01 p.m. Thursday, multiple rescuers lugged the severely disoriented sea turtle across NC 12 and over a dune at the S-curves north of Rodanthe and released her into the Atlantic Ocean. “She swam away nicely,” reported Paul Doshkov, a National Park ...

Cape Hatteras National Seashore: Keep your eye out for nesting turtles - 13newsnow.com WVEC

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 20:19

13newsnow.com WVEC

Cape Hatteras National Seashore: Keep your eye out for nesting turtles
13newsnow.com WVEC
CAPE HATTERAS, NC (WVEC) -- Cape Hatteras National Seashore is warning beachgoers to be on the lookout for nesting sea turtles. Earlier this week, staff came across a Loggerhead sea turtle nesting during the day which is pretty unusual. The turtle was ...

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FWC: Manatee, sea turtle conservation decals available for a $5 donation - Palm Beach Post

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 18:53

Palm Beach Post

FWC: Manatee, sea turtle conservation decals available for a $5 donation
Palm Beach Post
Available for a $5 donation from local tax collector offices, the funds raised from the decals support conservation efforts for the more than 6,000 manatees that call Florida's waters home and the 20,000 sea turtles that use the state's beaches for ...
FWC introduces new fundraising manatee and sea turtle decalsCape Coral Daily Breeze

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Sea turtles like to nest on Anna Maria Island. Beach benches keep getting in their way - Bradenton Herald

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 15:14

Bradenton Herald

Sea turtles like to nest on Anna Maria Island. Beach benches keep getting in their way
Bradenton Herald
Another sea turtle that has laid her eggs beneath a Holmes Beach bench has Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch volunteers frustrated. Suzi Fox, the group's executive director, said beachgoers who were in Holmes Beach around 11 p.m. July 4 saw a sea turtle ...

Critically endangered sea turtle species now at Texas State Aquarium - Houston Chronicle

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:12

Houston Chronicle

Critically endangered sea turtle species now at Texas State Aquarium
Houston Chronicle
A 1-year-old Kemp's ridley sea turtle rescued during last fall's cold stunning can now be viewed by visitors at the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi. The turtle, named Champ by aquarium officials, is missing its front left flipper. When it was ...

Giant sea turtle released in Sydney Harbour - Xinhua

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:35

SBS

Giant sea turtle released in Sydney Harbour
Xinhua
SYDNEY, July 5 (Xinhua) -- A giant sea turtle named Wanda has been released outside of Sydney Harbour on Thursday, after spending the last few weeks recovering in hospital suffering from anaemia, parasites and a head injury. Found washed up at a ...
Jervis the 100kg green turtle is heading home after hospital staySBS

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Light pollution having effect on wildlife - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 05:04

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Light pollution having effect on wildlife
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
On warm nights beginning in July, baby loggerhead turtles hatch from nests buried on Southeastern U.S. beaches. Tiny fins churn the sand with such vigor that biologists call the scene a “boil.” Moonlight beckons. The new turtles, a hundred per clutch ...

Kemp's ridley sea turtle release draws crowds - KIIITV.com

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 22:31

KIIITV.com

Kemp's ridley sea turtle release draws crowds
KIIITV.com
Padre Island National Seashore celebrated Independence Day with a new batch of turtles declaring their independence. On Wednesday a celebration took place for the Kemp's ridley sea turtle release, a moment that attracted crowds and family to the area.

Overnight 4th of July beach setups can disrupt sea turtle nesting - ABC Action News

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 22:22

ABC Action News

Overnight 4th of July beach setups can disrupt sea turtle nesting
ABC Action News
Volunteers spotted a problem early Wednesday morning while doing a check on sea turtle nesting sites. Tents, chairs and rafts left on the beach overnight by those trying to save a good spot for the 4th of July. Experts say those things turn into huge ...

Helping a sea turtle that lost its dive - Phys.Org

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:40

Phys.Org

Helping a sea turtle that lost its dive
Phys.Org
"The initial scans have shown us there is an abnormal amount of gas in the turtle's body cavity which explains why it's not been able to dive. But we're not sure what is causing it yet, and detailed investigations of the scans are required," said Dr ...

Sea Turtles Getting Life Saving Treatment In North Texas - CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 22:37

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Sea Turtles Getting Life Saving Treatment In North Texas
CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
GRAPEVINE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A new exhibit at Sea Life Aquarium in Grapevine aims to educate the public about the dangers threatening sea turtles as well as nursing sick ones back to good health. “Pancake,” is the first sea turtle to be brought to ...

Call for hoteliers to help save endangered sea turtles - Antigua Observer

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:16

Call for hoteliers to help save endangered sea turtles
Antigua Observer
Coordinator of the Antigua Sea Turtle Project, Mykl Fuller, is calling on hoteliers to help save the endangered sea turtles by fitting their property with turtle-friendly lighting. Sea turtles are automatically attracted to lit areas, and in the ...

Five loggerhead sea turtles return to ocean after 6 months at ... - The Boston Globe

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 07:09

The Boston Globe

Five loggerhead sea turtles return to ocean after 6 months at ...
The Boston Globe
Each time a turtle reached the water at West Dennis Beach — after a 25-yard waddle down the beach — onlookers cheered until its hind flippers slipped out of ...

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