By Jordan Gray It’s that time! Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the days are getting longer, the temperature’s getting warmer, and turtles are on the move. Sadly, though, their travels can be full of peril. From lawnmowers to iron rails, and concrete curbs to roadways, a litany of obstacles—some deadly—lie in their way. Roads, in…Read More
World Turtle Day®, established by American Tortoise Rescue in 2000, is now observed by the turtle conservation community around the globe each year on May 23rd. On this day, we celebrate the diversity, beauty, and preservation of the 359 living species of turtles, tortoises, sea turtles, and terrapins found on Earth. From the Arakan Forest…Read More
Conservationists offers resounding warning about the risks posed to native turtle species due to illegal collection and trafficking Contacts: Scott Buchanan, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management; 401-782-3720; email@example.com Dave Collins, AZA SAFE: American Turtle Program; firstname.lastname@example.org Jennifer Sevin, University of Richmond Biology Department; 305-542-0383; email@example.com More than 650 conservation professionals and 37 conservation organizations…Read More
For Immediate Release May 6, 2021 CONTACT: JORDAN GRAY, Turtle Survival Alliance, (912) 659-0978, firstname.lastname@example.org • 100th Alligator Snapping Turtle captured, tagged, and released in Buffalo Bayou• Buffalo Bayou serves as a metropolitan refuge for this Texas State Threatened species• Buffalo Bayou’s population of Alligator Snapping Turtles may be one of the densest and most…Read More
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