Turtle Survival Center - December Update
Winter has officially arrived here at the Turtle Survival Center. Those from more northerly areas of the United States might scoff at the notion of our winter. Some are likely even planning a vacation somewhere in this vicinity in the near future to escape the cold. But our winter is unpredictable and, as I write this, a major winter storm is descending upon us, bringing with it a week of nights of below freezing temperatures.
December Nesting Commencement
It’s the onset of breeding and nesting season for several Critically Endangered species we direct conservation efforts toward. From the Orinoquía region of Colombia, South America, to coastal Sumatra, Indonesia, in Southeast Asia, large riverine and estuarine species of turtle are gathering in groups, known as aggregates, to breed...