Category: Turtles & Tortoises Information & News

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Pollution May Be Linked To Sea Turtle Disease

Pollution May Be Linked To Sea Turtle Disease

A new study links pollution to a tumor-forming disease in green sea turtles. [...]
Turtles Cause Delays At Kennedy International Airport

Turtles Cause Delays At Kennedy International Airport

The Diamondback Terrapins cross runway to get to breeding grounds [...]

Japanese National Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Live Turtles And Tortoises

Man and accomplice smuggled 55 live turtles and tortoises into the United States [...]
UK Scientist Teaches Tortoise To Yawn, Wins IG Nobel Award

UK Scientist Teaches Tortoise To Yawn, Wins IG Nobel Award

Chelonoidis carbonaria used in study on the spatial, visual and social cognition in tortoises [...]
Most Popular Pet Turtles

Most Popular Pet Turtles

Bonus content from the February 2010 REPTILES magazine article "Waste Not." [...]
Russian Tortoise Breeding

Russian Tortoise Breeding

Bonus content from the May 2010 REPTILES magazine article "From Russia with Love." [...]
Year Of The Frog

Year Of The Frog

Find out how you can participate in 2008’s Year of the Frog. [...]
Gopher Tortoise May Be Official State Tortoise Of Florida

Gopher Tortoise May Be Official State Tortoise Of Florida

Florida bill to designate gopher tortoise as official state tortoise. [...]
Two Herps Named In Top Ten Conservation Success Stories Of 2007

Two Herps Named In Top Ten Conservation Success Stories Of 2007

Wyoming toad and Kemp's ridley sea turtle named in top ten success stories of 2007. [...]
Mojave Max

Mojave Max

Popular tortoise and educator, Mojave Max, passes at 65. [...]
South Carolina Turtle Ban Proposal

South Carolina Turtle Ban Proposal

South Carolina legislation would ban eight species of turtle. [...]
Baby Turtle Ban Still Buoyant

Baby Turtle Ban Still Buoyant

New legislation for the domestic sale of baby turtles measuring 4 inches or less is dead in the water. [...]
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