A man, allegedly caught poaching hundreds of sea turtle eggs, was arrested and booked into jail.
A 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.
This 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, 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.
Now environmental enthusiasts from all over the world can tune in to see “turtle webcam”.
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.
Love is in the air, and in the sea this Valentine’s Day, as a male and female loggerhead turtle were released together Friday off the Florida Keys.
Elena, a 40-pound adolescent green sea turtle, has a Florida Keys dentist to thank for mending her fractured shell.
A South Florida sea turtle has found a new home in Sin City. OD was shipped via FedEx and arrived in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thursday afternoon.
May is the official start of sea turtle nesting season and Miami-Dade County is proud to have a new “Turtle Truck” this season to help in its conservation efforts.