Turtle

Alia Bhatt's heartwarming gesture on Mother's Day will make you respect her even more! - Watch

Alia Bhatt's heartwarming gesture on Mother's Day will make you respect her even more! - Watch

The 'Dear Zindagi' diva recently released a green sea turtle - named Queen - back into the sea. Yes, she acknowledged the importance of mother nature on the special day and did this adorable act.

May 15, 2017, 15:05 PM IST
76-million-year-old pig-snouted turtle found in US

76-million-year-old pig-snouted turtle found in US

The turtle discovered in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is one of the most complete skeletons of a turtle found from the age of dinosaurs.

Oct 26, 2015, 16:50 PM IST
Largest turtle breeding colony found in Atlantic

Largest turtle breeding colony found in Atlantic

Scientists have found that the Central African country of Gabon is providing an invaluable nesting ground for a vulnerable species of sea turtle considered a regional conservation priority.

Jun 05, 2015, 16:17 PM IST
Baby turtles break out of their eggshells in Odisha

Baby turtles break out of their eggshells in Odisha

Millions of baby turtles have broken out of their eggshells and crawled towards the serene seawaters off Gahirmatha coast in Odisha's Kendrapara district, marking the culmination of annual sojourn of endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles since last week.

May 04, 2015, 22:36 PM IST
Baby sea turtles' 'lost years' mystery unravelled

Baby sea turtles' 'lost years' mystery unravelled

Researchers have found an important new clue in the sea turtles' "lost years" mystery.

Apr 12, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

22 held for intruding into Gahirmatha marine sanctuary

In a crackdown, 22 fishermen were taken into custody on charge of unlawful fishing activity along the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, a senior forest officer said on Friday.

Mar 27, 2015, 20:53 PM IST

No turtle poaching since 2012

The Madras High Court was on Monday informed that not a single case of poaching or killing of Olive Ridley turtle has been slapped on any fisherman in the past ten years and there has been no incident of turtle poaching off Chennai coast since 2012.

Mar 02, 2015, 23:51 PM IST

Fifth graders 3D print prosthetic leg for turtle

A team of fifth grade students in the US has 3D printed a custom-made prosthetic leg for a badly injured turtle.

Jan 04, 2015, 17:11 PM IST

Nine fishermen held for illegal fishing in Odisha

At-least nine fishermen have been held for alleged unlawful fishing activity along the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, Forest Department Wednesday said.

Nov 26, 2014, 18:38 PM IST

Six held for fishing near turtle nesting site in Odisha

At least six fishermen were arrested for fishing near a turtle nesting site in Odisha's Kendrapada district, an official said Monday.

Nov 03, 2014, 11:13 AM IST

China hands over confiscated rare turtles to Pakistan

Chinese officials Monday handed over 204 confiscated black pond turtles to Pakistan.

Aug 18, 2014, 15:20 PM IST

72 turtles seized from Kalka Mail, 1 held

72 turtles were on Thursday recovered during a routine check of Kalka Mail at Howrah station here and one person was arrested in this connection, a Railway Police Force official said.

Mar 13, 2014, 20:55 PM IST

Turtles began living in shells much earlier than thought

Scientists have discovered that turtles started living in shells 40 million years earlier than previously thought.

May 31, 2013, 17:36 PM IST

Gigantic new turtle fossil discovered

Paleontologists have discovered a gigantic new species of fossil turtle that lived 60 million years ago in what is now northwestern South America.

Jul 12, 2012, 18:36 PM IST

World`s oldest animal `marriage` set for divorce!

After being together for an unfathomable 115 years, two turtles in a European zoo have gone their separate ways - refusing to share their cage anymore.

Jun 10, 2012, 12:38 PM IST

Ancient turtle as big as small car unearthed

Scientists have unearthed what they believe are the fossilised remains of a turtle the size of a small car that roamed across what is now South America some 60 million years ago.

May 18, 2012, 15:33 PM IST

Olive Ridley turtles start mass nesting in Odisha

The Olive Ridley sea turtles started their annual mass nesting near Rushikulya river mouth in Odisha`s Ganjam district.

Feb 29, 2012, 19:11 PM IST

Endangered turtle to be tracked in Cambodia

One of the world`s most endangered turtles has been released into a Cambodian river with a satellite transmitter attached to its shell.

Jan 21, 2012, 14:59 PM IST

Turtle faces threat from climate change

Young turtles, which developed under the highest temperature showed, reduced swimming ability and a preference for shallower waters.

Jul 03, 2011, 18:03 PM IST

Paris conservation meeting protects sharks

Fishing nations at an Atlantic conservation conference in Paris took measure to protect sea turtles and several types of sharks.

Nov 27, 2010, 17:06 PM IST