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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 (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Into Action Treatment, a drug rehab center in Florida, visited Loggerhead Park for Turtlefest 2013 today as part of their weekend fun for the treatment center. The center was very excited to take their clients out to the ocean conservation park located near Juno Beach, Florida. Over 12,000 guests joined...

2012-02-22 14:59:01

NOAA and Fish and Wildlife Service now 3 years behind schedule on banning commercial fishing Today, Marine Conservation Institute filed a formal petition to the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce, asking them to prohibit commercial fishing in America's sensitive and pristine Pacific Island marine national monuments, a ban that President George W. Bush declared when he established the monuments over three years ago. In January 2009, President Bush established three...


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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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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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