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World Turtle Day
23 May 2022
World Turtle Day: UP govt releases nearly 300 endangered turtles into Chambal
About 300 hatchlings of red-crowned roofed turtle (Batagur Kachuga) and three-striped roofed turtle (Batagur dhongoka) were released into the river, the PTI news agency reported.
06 Jun 2019
14 turtles die in dried-up pond in Gujarat
Forest officials said that they rushed to the pond in Gagodar village in Rapar taluka (tehsil) on Thursday evening and rescued 15 other turtles while recovering the 14 carcasses.
26 Jul 2017
Thais free 1,066 turtles on King’s birthday for good fortune
The sea turtles, seen as symbols of longevity, waddled into the waves off Sattahip naval base in Chonburi province.
16 Jun 2017
Critically endangered Burmese roofed turtles hatched
In a major boost to the species survival, 39 Burmese roofed turtles -- one of the rarest turtles in existence -- have hatched from 44 viable eggs in Limpha village.
10 Jun 2017
Consuming those soft shelled turtles may prove deadly
Cholera is a bacterial disease causing severe diarrhoea and dehydration, usually spread in water.Besides soft shelled turtles, aquatic hosts of V. cholerae include zooplankton, fish, shellfish, egg masses of midges, waterfowl, and crustaceans.
18 May 2017
50 sea turtles released ahead of Endangered Species Day
At least 50 critically endangered turtles were released by the Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi (EAD) in collaboration with the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (DTRP) ahead of Endangered Species Day on Friday.
Olive Ridley turtles
12 Apr 2017
2 lakh baby Olive Ridley turtles emerge in Odisha beach
Emergence of baby Olive Ridley marine turtles along Gahirmatha beach on Odisha's coast has provided relief to conservationists.
09 Apr 2017
Mass hatching of Olive Ridley turtles begins
Baby turtles generally emerge about 45 or 50 days after nesting.
26 Feb 2017
Endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles back in Odisha
Endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles, which were tagged for the purpose of studying their migration pattern, have reappeared for mass nesting in Odisha.
03 Feb 2017
Coast Guard launches operation for Olive Ridley turtles
The Coast Guard patrol in turtle congregation sites would remain in force till the turtles finish laying eggs on nesting beaches, the DIG said.
02 Feb 2017
Chennai oil spill spreads at alarming pace; hits marine life severely
With no major damage to the vessels, the collision however left the marine life destructed with numerous dead fish and sea turtles being washed ashore on Chennai's coast.
19 Oct 2016
Australia makes way for turtles to lay eggs; cleans up oil spill
The "oil patties" were discovered by rangers on Monday afternoon.
24 Aug 2016
Common chemical can make male turtles behave like females
Exposure to a chemical used in many consumer products, including water bottles, can induce behavioural changes in turtles, reprogramming male turtle brains to exhibit behaviour common in females.
15 Mar 2016
52 rare turtles found poached in Agra, only 10 rescued alive
52 endangered turtles were found trapped in a 20 ft-long poacher's net in Keetham Lake, located in Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary in Agra.
02 Feb 2016
Prehistoric humans savoured roasted turtles!
The findings were published in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews.
09 Dec 2015
12 rare freshwater turtles rescued
At least 12 turtles of a rare variety were today rescued by forest officials near Bayalish Mouza here.
Olive Ridley turtles
02 Nov 2015
Odisha govt bans fishing to protect Olive Ridley turtles
Over half a million Olive Ridley turtles arrive and congregate in the shallow coastal water of the Bay of Bengal in November.
23 Oct 2015
Wildlife smuggler held, black spotted turtles seized
Mohd Mukeem alias Munna was arrested on at tip off from Gangaghat, Shuklaganj in Unnao district Thursday when he was going to take consignment of turtles.
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