Tag: turtles

Dec 15, 2014

Tortoise Flips Over Friend That’s Stuck Upside Down

Tortoise Flips Over Friend That's Stuck Upside Down

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ87DJl_jbc?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0&w=800&h=450%5D Now that’s what friends are for! A poor tortoise got stuck upside down so his friend gave him a hand and flipped him back over. What a treat for the (clearly audible) kids to see!

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Sep 11, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Mighty Leatherback

Picture of the Day: The Mighty Leatherback

THE MIGHTY LEATHERBACK Photograph by Claudia Lombard/USFWS In this photo courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region, we see the mighty Leatherback sea turtle at the Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuse in the US Virgin Islands. The Leatherback is the largest, deepest diving, and most migratory and wide ranging…

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Jul 8, 2013

Volunteers Form Human Wall to Guide Baby Turtles to Sea

Volunteers Form Human Wall to Guide Baby Turtles to Sea

Photograph Courtesy of Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire Website | Facebook Album On July 1st, 2013 at 4:00 pm local time, 112 Loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings began to climb to the top of their nest in the sand. Photograph Courtesy of Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire Website | Facebook Album The eggs hatched 52…

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