A law enforcement arrest of an illegal box turtle smuggler in South Carolina crawled to the top of the headlines in September.  “We work with 118 species of turtles and tortoises around the world, including 20 of the Top 25 most endangered turtles. The illegal trade of the Eastern box turtle is a hot topic…

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by Heather Lowe  Turtle Survival Center team members Sheena Koeth and Nate Haislip recently paid a visit to one of the TSC’s consulting veterinarians, Dr. Shane Boylan, at the South Carolina Aquarium.   Animal health is a top priority for the turtles at the TSC and the collection is assessed monthly by consulting vet, Dr. Terry…

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