Category Archives: Turtles & Tortoises
Private builders are looking to bring in business, but say a threatened tortoise species is in their way. Now, the county is trying to make a new gopher tortoise preserve, but there’s a fight over who gets to use it. … Continue reading
Turtle, tortoise caretaker: Magalia man wants to bring public up to speed on plight of turtles, tortoises
Some folks are dog lovers; some people give their hearts to their cats. A Magalia man is dedicated to turtles and tortoises.
A green turtle was found accidentally trapped in a fishing net along Verde Island Passage here early Wednesday morning and released back into the sea after it was measured and tagged, an environment official said Thursday.
As may be expected this time of year, the Herald has received reports of turtle crossings … and turtle casualties.
While researchers scoop up endangered sea turtles coated in oil in the Gulf, a scientist warns that this summer’s fragile turtle hatchings could choke on tiny tar balls as they feed off the Space Coast.