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Climate, Nesting Patterns Suggest Loggerhead Turtles Are Recovering
2013-12-17 10:06:48

For loggerhead sea turtles, the number of returning nesting females in the Northwest Atlantic combined with favorable climate conditions in the preceding years are strongly related to the number of nests produced in a given year.

Loggerhead Turtles Use Visual Cues To Spot Gelatinous Prey
2013-06-13 10:03:40

New research from a team of American and Japanese researchers suggests that loggerhead turtles rely heavily on visual cues to spot gelatinous prey as they swim through the ocean.

2013-06-10 23:04:25

South Florida beach resort offers guests a complimentary third night so they can go on a guided turtle walk. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Travelers

Flipperbot Helps Researchers Understand Turtle Locomotion
2013-04-24 08:33:07

A trio of American scientists has developed a sea turtle-like robot dubbed 'Flipperbot' to help them learn about the mechanics behind walking on sand-like surfaces.

Seismic Ocean Surveys For Gas And Oil Could Kill 140,000 Marine Mammals
2013-04-18 08:52:07

Blasting sound waves through the ocean to the seafloor in search of fossil fuels may do more harm than good, according to environmentalists. But the US Department of Interior has been considering giving large oil and gas companies permission to do just that.

2013-04-13 23:02:24

As part of their weekend fun and activities, the Into Action drug treatment center visited the Loggerhead Park today to celebrate Turltefest Juno Beach, Florida


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2006-12-26 15:41:07

The Australasian Pig-nose Turtle, Carettochelys insculpta, is a species of soft-shelled turtle native to freshwater streams, lagoons and rivers of the Northern Territory of Australia and southern New Guinea. This species is unlike any other species of freshwater turtle in the world. The shell is typically gray in color, with a leathery texture, while the front plate is cream colored. Their feet are actually flippers, resembling those of marine turtles. Its nose looks like that of a pig....

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