Rehabilitated Green Sea Turtle Joins Tour de TurtlesA green sea turtle, rehabilitated at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital after being entangled in fishing gear, was fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter and released off a Florida Keys beach Friday.
First Time In 30 Years Baby Turtles Hatch On Key West BeachFor the first time in nearly three decades, baby loggerhead turtles have hatched on a busy Key West beach.
On World Turtle Day, Loggerhead Sea Turtle Released Off Florida KeysIn celebration of World Turtle Day, "Big Don", a 200-pound loggerhead sea turtle, was released Tuesday after recovering from injuries.
FWC: Stop Putting Gopher Tortoises In WaterWildlife officials want to remind residents and visitors that not all turtles can swim.
Turtles Recovering At Florida Keys FacilityStaff at a Florida Keys based Turtle hospital are take care of 30 endangered sea turtles suffering from hypothermia.
Endangered Turtles On The Way To Keys Turtle HospitalA special delivery is on its way to the Turtle Hospital in Marathon. The facility was one of five marine convalescence centers in the state chose to receive a portion of 193 cold-stunned endangered Kemps Ridley sea turtles set to arrive in Orlando late Tuesday afternoon.
299 Sea Turtle Eggs Recovered From Poacher A man, allegedly caught poaching hundreds of sea turtle eggs, was arrested and booked into jail.
Sea Turtle Released With Satellite Transmitter For Tour De TurtlesA loggerhead sea turtle, rehabilitated at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital after being struck by a boat, was fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter and released from a Florida Keys beach Friday afternoon.
Group Of Sea Turtle Hatchlings Rescued From Storm DrainThis time of year, it’s common for sea turtle hatchlings to get disoriented, and wander in the wrong direction—groups of turtles did just that, ending up in storm drains along the beach.
Three Men Charged In Illegal Freshwater Turtle HarvestsThree men, in central Florida, have been charged with several felonies and misdemeanors for the alleged illegal harvest, selling and buying of 2,100 pounds of freshwater turtles.
Florida Keys Launches "Turtle Cam"Now environmental enthusiasts from all over the world can tune in to see “turtle webcam”.
Critical Habitat Designated For Loggerhead TurtlesThe 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.