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Turtles are getting feminised due to global warming

Cooler temperatures, both at the end of the nesting season and in shaded areas, will guarantee some hatchlings are male.

20 Dec 2018 4:06 PM

8 baby crocodiles and 2 black pond turtles rescued from Nashik smuggler

PETA India, Nashik City Police, and Wildlife Welfare Association work together to save wild animals illegally captured and traded.

01 Oct 2018 4:54 PM

Saving Turkey's turtles from builders and boats

The loggerhead turtles and green turtles are two of the nine types of turtle in the Mediterranean.

05 Sep 2018 6:46 PM

Two microchipped sea turtles released in sea

The microchipping technique will help identify if the same turtle has come back to the shore that was being treated in the facility.

02 Sep 2018 5:47 AM

500 turtles to help clean up Ganga in UP

UP has the largest catchment area of turtles and the specimens are poached in huge numbers

10 Jan 2018 12:57 AM


Warming turning major sea turtle population female: Study

Sea turtles from warmer northern beaches leaned even more heavily female.

09 Jan 2018 7:40 PM

Experts want to study injuries of sea turtles

11 rare reptiles with severe wounds were rescued recently.

02 Jul 2017 1:50 AM

Turtle with six legs and two heads found in China

Researchers said that the changes were a result of genetic mutation in the turtle which are also seen in humans.

09 Apr 2017 1:43 PM

Police raids Bhayandar pet shop, seize 4 rare turtles

The brains behind the operation, who supplies turtles to the entire city from Kurla is yet to be arrested.

23 Dec 2016 3:54 AM

Bungling officials delay transit of endangered turtle rescued in Kalyan

According to sources, seeking of mandatory transfer certificate (TC) delayed the process of shifting the turtle to a rescue centre.

19 Dec 2016 5:43 AM


Brain behind smuggling of 161 rare turtles held

Shashikapoor was illegally sourcing the turtles from river Ganga at Unnao in Uttar Pradesh with the help of locals.

18 Nov 2016 7:23 AM