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Junior Girl Scouts Troop 2055 earns Bronze Award for sea turtle project

March 11, 2020
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Congratulations to the fourth and fifth grade Junior Girl Scouts Troop 2055 for earning a Bronze Award for their project about sea turtles!  Under the guidance of Gina Pabalan and Jignasha Jani, the girls produced a wonderful video about sea turtles, explaining  why they are important, the threats that they encounter and what we can … Read more Junior Girl Scouts Troop 2055 earns Bronze Award for sea turtle project

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Loggerhead turtle’s journey tracked 37,000km from Cape Town in South Africa to Australia

March 11, 2020
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An 180 kilogram turtled named Yoshi has excited scientists, who tracked her remarkable journey halfway around the world after she was released from 20 years in captivity. It’s believed the loggerhead turtle may be Australian, after she made a determined 37,000-kilometre swim across the Indian Ocean to a turtle nesting site on Western Australia’s Pilbara … Read more Loggerhead turtle’s journey tracked 37,000km from Cape Town in South Africa to Australia

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One of these is not like the other…

September 5, 2019
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For the first time ever, we have documented multiple green nests on Bonita Beach and one on Fort Myers Beach. The larger hatchling is the green (Chelonia mydas). The other two are loggerheads (Caretta caretta). It is normal to see variations of colors of the carapace (shell) of hatchlings within a nest. Greens get their … Read more One of these is not like the other…

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A leatherback named “Eve”

June 11, 2019
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Follow the journey of a leatherback sea turtle named “Eve” as she spends her time off the coast of Panama during nesting season. Five Turtle Time Turtlers spent a week in Panama with the Sea Turtle Conservancy, satellite tagging leatherback sea turtles. They christened one leatherback after Turtle Time director Eve Haverfield. “Eve” will be … Read more A leatherback named “Eve”

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Sea Turtles Fun Facts Amazing Video

August 10, 2018
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Sea Turtles – Fun Facts and Amazing Video – Watch amazing footage of Sea Turtles in their natural habitat and soak up some fun facts about these enchanting sea creatures!

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