Tag: turtle

Two-headed Diamondback Terrapin Hatchling Doing Well At MA’s Cape Wildlife Center

Two-headed Diamondback Terrapin Hatchling Doing Well At MA’s Cape Wildlife Center

A two-headed diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) that hatched in a head start nesting site in Barnstable, MA is doing well at the Cape Wildlife [...]
Nashville Biologists Track Eastern Box Turtles

Nashville Biologists Track Eastern Box Turtles

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere are tracking eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina) in Na [...]
Two Palawan Forest Turtles Released Into The Wild

Two Palawan Forest Turtles Released Into The Wild

The first two captive-bred Palawan forest turtles (Siebenrockiella leytensis) from a captive breeding program on Palawan island in the Philippines hav [...]
Three Things You Need To Know About Tortoise Food

Three Things You Need To Know About Tortoise Food

As a proud tortoise owner, you know your reptile needs good nutrition to stay healthy and well but what does a balanced, complete tortoise diet includ [...]
10 Southern River Terrapins Released Back Into The Wilds Of Cambodia

10 Southern River Terrapins Released Back Into The Wilds Of Cambodia

The Wildlife Conservation Society in coordination with Cambodia's Department of Fisheries Conservation of the Fisheries Administration of the Ministry [...]
Colorado Police Officer Helps Turtle Cross The Road

Colorado Police Officer Helps Turtle Cross The Road

Officers with the Fort Collins Police Services in Fort Collins, CO happened upon a wayward snapping turtle on a busy roadway. The police officer caref [...]
Researchers Return Box Turtles To The Wild Via “Soft-Pen” Release

Researchers Return Box Turtles To The Wild Via “Soft-Pen” Release

When turtles are taken illegally from the wild, they can’t readily be returned, because they usually don’t survive. Turtles generally have a known ran [...]
Captive Breeding Program For The Spotted Turtle Launched In Ohio

Captive Breeding Program For The Spotted Turtle Launched In Ohio

The spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata) is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, and is under review for protections under the Endangered Species Ac [...]
Dehydrated Box Turtle Found Painted With Nail Polish and Glitter Dies

Dehydrated Box Turtle Found Painted With Nail Polish and Glitter Dies

An eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) that was found dehydrated with its shell painted with nail polish and glitter has died. The turtle [...]
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