Federal wildlife authorities hope they will be successful at getting a new rule put into place that would require permits to ship four native freshwater turtles overseas.
An injured green sea turtle swam into the boat basin of the Turtle Hospital in the Florida Keys Thursday and was rescued.
Fisherman are being urged to dispose of hooks and line properly after SeaWorld Orlando rescued its 59th turtle of the year. SeaWorld officials say the turtle underwent surgery Friday to remove two fishing hooks from its throat.
After months of care and recovery, a group of rescued sea turtles have gone home.
Storm surges from Superstorm Sandy and Tropical Storm Debbie last year combine with seasonal high tides caused erosion on many of the state’s beaches.
There was something in a storm drain that caught the attention of Jeff Brooks’ three dogs.
Nearly 60,000 loggerhead turtle nests were found this year along Florida’s beaches, making it one of the strongest years in the last decade.
The battle to save endangered sea turtles in the state of Florida is paying off.