Loggerhead Turtle

(Source: Florida Keys News Bureau)

Florida Keys Launches “Turtle Cam”

Now environmental enthusiasts from all over the world can tune in to see “turtle webcam”.

07/13/2014

(Photo Credit: Turtle Hospital) Sara, an endangered loggerhead sea turtle, recovering at the Turtle Hospital in Marathon after being speared in the head.

Critical Habitat Designated For Loggerhead Turtles

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has designated some parts of Florida as a critical habitat for the highly threatened loggerhead sea turtle.

07/09/2014

One Year Anniversary Of BP Oil Spill Approaches

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins In Florida

It’s that time of the year again. If you are planning a trip to the beach, be careful where you step. It’s sea turtle nesting season and State wildlife officials are hoping for another good turnout this year.

03/04/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Loggerhead Turtle Rescued From A Coconut Grove Canal

Rescued just in time. An injured loggerhead sea turtle was pulled out of a Coconut Grove canal by Florida Fish and Wildlife Officials after receiving a call from a good Samaritan of a turtle in distress.

CBS4–11/11/2013

Staff from the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital release "Taco," a sub-adult, loggerhead sea turtle, off the Cheeca Lodge resort Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Islamorada, Fla. "Taco" was discovered floating in a nearby channel May 5, 2013, rescued and taken to the hospital for treatment that included administering antibiotics and Beano, a human dietary supplement used to reduce digestive tract gas.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Mended Sea Turtle Returns To Ocean Off The Keys

Taco the loggerhead sea turtle, who was rescued on Cinco de Mayo, returned to the ocean off a posh Florida Keys resort Friday.

08/23/2013

Bette Zirkelbach examines Charley, a tagged juvenile loggerhead sea turtle, at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital Friday, May 10, 2013, in Marathon, Fla. Charley was released in June 8, 2012, off Santa Marta, Colombia, and rescued Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 22 miles off the Florida Keys. A fisherman found the turtle floating in Sargasso weed. It is believed “Charley” traveled some 2,000 miles from its original release point. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (SOURCE: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Rescued Young Turtle Expected To Make Full Recovery

A young turtle found floating in a weed patch off the coast of the Keys is expected to make a full recovery.

05/11/2013

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Florida Sea Turtle Nesting Ends With Near-Record Year

Just a few years ago, Florida’s beloved loggerhead sea turtles were in a population slump. Not this year.

CBS4–10/19/2012

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Florida Loggerhead Turtle Caught In Brooklyn

Instead of catching fish, a New York angler instead reeled in a 30-pound baby loggerhead turtle off a Brooklyn pier.

08/30/2012

TURTLE RELEASE

Sea Turtles Begin Nesting Season

As temperatures begin to hover in low 80s during the day, Spring is definitely in the air. Another sure sign of the change in the season, sea turtles will soon start making their way onto beaches up and down the state to lay their eggs.

CBS4–03/15/2012

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Former President Carter Lends A Hand To Wayward Keys Turtle

During a holiday vacation in the Florida Keys, former President Jimmy Carter helped release a rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle Tuesday.

12/28/2010

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