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Sea turtles receive CT scans at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center - wtkr.com

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 01:40

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Sea turtles receive CT scans at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center
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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Three turtles from the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island received CT scans at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center on May 3 and 17. The CT (Computed Tomography) scans where requested by the Sea Turtle Assistance ...

Zoo staff heads to Mexico for Kemp's ridley conservation project - Monitor

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 13:38

Monitor

Zoo staff heads to Mexico for Kemp's ridley conservation project
Monitor
BROWNSVILLE — In his office at Gladys Porter Zoo, Curator of Conservation Programs Jaime Peña said that 33 years ago, only 702 Kemp's ridley sea turtles were found on the beach of Rancho Nuevo in Tamaulipas, Mexico. The 30-kilometer stretch is the ...

Turtles get CT scans at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center - The Outer Banks Voice

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 13:35

Turtles get CT scans at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center
The Outer Banks Voice
Sea turtles from the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation Center at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island recently received Computed Tomography scans, better known as CT scans, at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center in Elizabeth City.

wbir.com | Protecting Our Turtles - WBIR.com

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 12:34

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wbir.com | Protecting Our Turtles
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There are over 300 species of turtle roaming planet Earth - and almost half of them are threatened with extinction.

Protecting Our Turtles - WFMYNews2.com

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 12:27

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Protecting Our Turtles
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BUFFALO, NY - There are over 300 species of turtle roaming planet Earth. They inhabit both land and sea, ranging from mammoth Sea Turtles to small tortoises, with many variations in between. Many of them live a precarious existence, as almost half of ...

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Protecting Our Turtles - KIIITV.com

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 12:25

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Protecting Our Turtles
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BUFFALO, NY - There are over 300 species of turtle roaming planet Earth. They inhabit both land and sea, ranging from mammoth Sea Turtles to small tortoises, with many variations in between. Many of them live a precarious existence, as almost half of ...

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Real life inspires 'Wally the Wayward Sea Turtle' - Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 05:01

Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Real life inspires 'Wally the Wayward Sea Turtle'
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
Shelbyville resident Laura Pewitt achieved a nearly 15-year-long dream when her children's book hit shelves last summer. She is still amazed by the whole process, even as "Wally, the Wayward Sea Turtle" approaches its first birthday. The book focuses ...

Real life inspires 'Wally the Wayward Sea Turtle' - Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 05:01

Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Real life inspires 'Wally the Wayward Sea Turtle'
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
Shelbyville resident Laura Pewitt achieved a nearly 15-year-long dream when her children's book hit shelves last summer. She is still amazed by the whole process, even as "Wally, the Wayward Sea Turtle" approaches its first birthday. The book focuses ...

Saving A Species Zoo staff heads to Mexico for Kemp's ridley conservation project - Brownsville Herald

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 03:12

Brownsville Herald

Saving A Species Zoo staff heads to Mexico for Kemp's ridley conservation project
Brownsville Herald
In his office at Gladys Porter Zoo, Curator of Conservation Programs Jaime Peña said that 33 years ago, only 702 Kemp's ridley sea turtles were found on the beach of Rancho Nuevo in Tamaulipas, Mexico. The 30-kilometer stretch is the largest nesting ...

Protecting endangered sea turtles in Watamu coastline - Daily Nation

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 17:06

Daily Nation

Protecting endangered sea turtles in Watamu coastline
Daily Nation
After the fishermen were paid a small amount to help them cover the cost of any damage to their fishing gear, we put the turtle in a large padded box and headed to a spot where it could be safely released back into the ocean. Once on the beach, it ...

South Carolina's sea turtles have an army of volunteers on their side - Charleston Post Courier

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 13:00

Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina's sea turtles have an army of volunteers on their side
Charleston Post Courier
The sun isn't up yet and raking machines are sifting piles of seaweed out of the sand, but Lorna Sheets and Penny Verbos are still eager to get to the beach. The two women are members of the North Myrtle Beach Sea Turtle Patrol, an all-volunteer group ...

100th nest of sea turtles hatches at Seashore - KIIITV.com

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 03:32

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100th nest of sea turtles hatches at Seashore
KIIITV.com
The 100th Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle nest of the year hatched Friday on the Padre Island National Seashore. There was no public release of the hatching because the babies hatched just after 3 a.m.. According to rangers from the National Seashore, they ...

SCCF releases updated sea turtle nesting report for the islands - Sanibel Captiva Islander

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 21:39

Sanibel Captiva Islander

SCCF releases updated sea turtle nesting report for the islands
Sanibel Captiva Islander
The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation released an updated nesting report on June 1. Officials reported that one nest on Captiva, two nests on the East End and 13 nests on the West End were a loss due to Subtropical Storm Alberto. However, the ...

Tool locates the best fishing spots while avoiding turtles - Futurity - Futurity: Research News

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 23:00

Futurity: Research News

Tool locates the best fishing spots while avoiding turtles - Futurity
Futurity: Research News
A new software tool can help fishers locate the most productive fishing spots while avoiding unwanted or protected species such as sea turtles and dolphins.

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Turtle nesting numbers look good despite washout from Alberto - Palm Beach Post

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 19:57

Palm Beach Post

Turtle nesting numbers look good despite washout from Alberto
Palm Beach Post
The sea turtle numbers in North Palm Beach County are looking good despite some nests being washed-out due to Alberto.

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Endangered sea turtles wing their way home to Cape York after long stays at Cairns' turtle hospital - The Cairns Post

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 10:07

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Endangered sea turtles wing their way home to Cape York after long stays at Cairns' turtle hospital
The Cairns Post
Twiggy, an 98kg hawksbill, and Monnie, an 85kg Olive Ridley turtle, both boarded a Qantas flight to Weipa, where they would be released back into the ocean by indigenous rangers. Twiggy was rescued from Pennefather Beach last year, found to have ...

Dogs help sniff out Kemp's Ridley sea turtle nests - KIIITV.com

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 00:39

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Dogs help sniff out Kemp's Ridley sea turtle nests
KIIITV.com
It was a windy day along much of the Texas coastline Wednesday and for some reason, that causes more endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles to start building nests along the beaches. On Wednesday experts found nearly 30 of those nests, and they had ...

Alberto May Have Affected Some Sea Turtle Nests - Dothan First

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 22:35

Dothan First

Alberto May Have Affected Some Sea Turtle Nests
Dothan First
Panama City, Fla. - (The News Service of Florida) As sea-turtle nesting season reaches its peak, the number of reptiles laying eggs on Florida beaches continues to trend upward. But officials say Subtropical Storm Alberto washed away some nests and ...

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Officials suggest brightening lights at beach, despite concerns over baby sea turtles - WPBF West Palm Beach

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 22:06

WPBF West Palm Beach

Officials suggest brightening lights at beach, despite concerns over baby sea turtles
WPBF West Palm Beach
Beachgoer Stephanie Granda said she was conflicted, because she thinks it's important to protect the turtles, but “. “When you are driving or walking, lights are really dim and sometimes you're scared, you don't know if somebody is behind you; for ...
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