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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Baby Olive Ridley turtles pop up along Gahirmata beach
Surfacing of millions of baby Olive Ridley marine turtles along the serene Gahirmatha beach along Od...
Genome analysis sheds light on origin of turtles
The evolution of turtles is an enigma in science. Their distinct body design-with a sharp beak and p...
Mass nesting by Olive Ridley turtles
Putting fears of forest officials and wildlife lovers to rest endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles ha...
Loss of wetlands caused disappearance of turtles from Alberta
Dramatic climate change was previously proposed to be responsible for the disappearance of turtles f...
Olive Ridley Turtles mass nesting begins in Odisha coast
A record number of over 3 lakh Olive Ridley turtles have laid eggs in Odisha coast within a span of ...
Climate change, severe threat to marine turtles
Scientists have sounded the alarm over the mounting threat to marine turtle populations worldwide fr...
Carcasses of Olive Ridley turtles washed ashore in Odisha
Several carcasses of Olive Ridley turtles were washed ashore near the mouth of river Rushikulya off ...
Huge cache of turtles seized in UP
A huge cache of turtles stuffed in sacks was recovered from an ambulance in Uttar Pradesh`s Bareilly...
Massive Jurassic turtle graveyard unearthed in China
German paleontologists say they`ve uncovered a pile of about 1,800 fossilized turtles from the Juras...
Forest officials seize 400 smuggled turtles at Ana
A freak mishap of a van today led to an expose of smuggling of fresh water turtles to West Bengal wh...
300 turtles found abandoned
About 300 turtles abandoned in a bag were recovered by the police at Kalyan last evening.
220 turtles found on Mumbai-bound train
A huge cache of rare turtles stuffed in two bags was discovered by GRP on board the Mumbai-bound Pus...
Baby olive ridley turtles making a beeline towards sea
About 1.68 lakh turtles had arrived at Nasi-2 nesting ground from March 20 - March 28 to lay eggs on...
Rare Philippine turtles returned by Hong Kong
Turtles represent longevity and good luck, and that`s certainly true for 18 rare smuggled turtles th...
Turtle nesting look up on Goa beaches
The beaches of Morjim and Ashwem witnessed an unusual number of Olive Ridley turtles visiting these ...
Sea erosion destroys turtle eggs
A large number of eggs of Olive Ridley turtles were destroyed due to sea erosion in the mouth of Rus...
Baby olive ridley turtles let into sea
A Puducherry-based NGO`s efforts to protect eggs of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles have bor...
Olive Ridley turtles start laying eggs in Gahirmar
Olive Ridley turtles have finally arrived at Gahirmatha beach in Odisha to lay eggs.
Want to save turtles? Go to Maharashtra
The Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra (SNM) has been organising a similar Turtle Festival in Ratnagiri district...
Loggerhead turtles `take 45 years to grow up`
A new research has found that a female turtle will not start to lay eggs until she is 45 -- it`s the...
Wildlife groups sue for more protection of turtles
Several wildlife protection groups are suing the federal agency that regulates fishing in U.S. water...
`Indian Ocean most dangerous place for turtles`
Five of the world`s eleven most threatened species of sea turtles are found in the northern Indian O...
How Boremys turtles survived meteor impact ?
The fossilized remains of the creatures, found by American palaeontologists in rock formations in No...
Turtles crossing runway cause NY flight delays
The reptiles were trying to get to the other side of the runway to lay eggs.
Olive Ridley baby turtles emerge from mass nesting site
Millions of rare baby turtles have begun emerging from the egg-shells along the kilometre long tranq...
Olive Ridley turtles come to lay eggs
Around one lakh endangered Olive Ridley turtles have turned up at Orissa`s beach for mass nesting.
How young migrating turtles find their way back home
Researchers solved the mystery of how young loggerhead sea turtles find their way back home after a ...
Nearly 1500 turtles seized in Bihar
Bihar Police seized nearly 1,500 turtles in Gaya district and arrested two people, who were part of ...
Hundreds of Hawksbill turtles hatch on Saadiyat Island
More than 350 endangered Hawksbill turtles, have hatched on UAE`s Saadiyat island.
BP sued for burning endangered sea turtles alive
Animal welfare groups sued BP for burning endangered sea turtles.
UNDP to save India`s blackbucks & turtles
UNDP has approved a pilot project for protection of endangered blackbuck and Olive Ridley turtles.
Turtles use ``super tongue`` to survive underwater
Scientists have discovered that the musk turtle possesses a tongue lined with buds that allows it to...
Olive Ridley Turtles visit Orissa beach twice this year
Olive Ridley Turtles have turned up once again this year to lay eggs on the sandy Gahirmatha beaches...
Many endangered turtles dying on Texas Gulf Coast
Flies buzz everywhere and the stench is overwhelming as biologist Lyndsey Howell stops to analyze th...
Millions of baby turtles break out of shells
Millions of baby Olive Ridley marine turtles have emerged at Gahirmatha off Orissa`s coast, wildli...
Sea erosion eats into Olive Ridley Turtles` space
Jostling for place in a decimated beach,delicate olive ridley sea turtles presently engaged in the ...
One lakh turtles nest in Rushikulya beach in Orissa
Over one lakh endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles have laid eggs on the beach adjoining the Rushik...
Olive Ridley turtles begin nesting at second Orissa beach
Thousands of Olive Ridley turtles crawled ashore from the Bay of Bengal Monday, after a month`s dela...
At least 67 Olive Ridley turtles let into sea
As many as 67 Olive ridley turtles, hatched in the artificial hatchery run by the forest department ...
Endangered listing eyed for US loggerhead turtles
The federal government on Wednesday recommended an endangered-species listing for the loggerhead tur...
Gourmet diners `may spell extinction` for sea turtle
Malaysians` voracious appetite for turtle eggs could drive the marine creatures to extinction on its...
Malaysian turtles face extinction: WWF
Conservationists warned Wednesday that Malaysians` voracious appetite for turtle eggs could drive th...
Olive Ridley turtles arrive at Gahirmatha sanctuary
Female Olive Ridley turtles have arrived to lay eggs at the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Kendrap...
Marine turtles flock to Kerala village for nesting season
The sleepy coastal hamlet of Kolavipalam in this district of Kerala has turned out to be a safe bree...
Iran satellite launch puts rat, turtles in space
Iran on Wednesday hailed the successful launch of a home-built satellite carrying a rat, turtles and...
Turtles dying en-masse in Orissa’s Gahirmatha sanctuary
Sighting of bloated and motionless bodies of Olive Ridley sea turtles lend credence to the belief th...
Turtles can change color like chameleons
Scientists have determined that turtles are similar to chameleons, in the sense that their skin and ...
Turtles can act like chameleons to deceive predators and prey alike
In a new research, scientists have determined that turtles can act like chameleons, by matching the ...
Turtles inhabit better in suburbs than in reserves: Report
While rapid urbanisation have put the existence of many wild animals in danger across the world, sci...
Sea turtles under threat in Kerala coast
Climate change coupled with construction of sea walls and infrastructure activities are threatenin...
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