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Sea turtle arrives at Toledo Zoo - Toledo Blade

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 17:09

Toledo Blade

Sea turtle arrives at Toledo Zoo
Toledo Blade
Gliding among sharks and stingrays, Tink the green sea turtle explored its new home: the soon-to-be public Gulf of Mexico exhibit at the Toledo Zoo. “She looks happy,” said Richie Moretti, director of the Turtle Hospital, a sea-turtle rehabilitation ...

Scientist chronicles sea turtles' travels - SouthCoastToday.com

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 22:57

Scientist chronicles sea turtles' travels
SouthCoastToday.com
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research scientist Kara Dodge, who co- authored a new paper on how leatherback sea turtles navigate in the deep sea, with a satellite tagged female leatherback off Cape Cod. Photo by Nuno Fragoso/Large ...

Researchers track sea turtles' migration away from NE - Boston Globe (subscription)

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 20:20

Boston Globe (subscription)

Researchers track sea turtles' migration away from NE
Boston Globe (subscription)
They are among New England's most mysterious summertime residents: giant leatherback sea turtles that swim thousands of miles each year to take up residence off our shores and dine on jellyfish. For years, people have known that leatherback turtles ...
Leatherback Turtles Don't Need Google MapsNew York Times

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Huge turtle recscued in SC released into the Atlantic Ocean - WCNC

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 19:54

WCNC

Huge turtle recscued in SC released into the Atlantic Ocean
WCNC
The turtle, named Yawkey, was found stranded near Georgetown, S.C. on March 7, and was treated at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital, according to Kelly Thorvalson a Sea Turtle Rescue Program Manager for the South Carolina Aquarium ...
Rescued leatherback turtle returned to the oceanMother Nature Network
Leatherback Turtle Released Into OceanWFMY News 2
Rare 475-pound leatherback turtle released in SCKansas City Star

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Huge sea turtle released into the Atlantic Ocean - KYTX

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 14:54

South Strand news

Huge sea turtle released into the Atlantic Ocean
KYTX
The turtle, named Yawkey, was found stranded near Georgetown, S.C. on March 7, and was treated at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital, according to Kelly Thorvalson a Sea Turtle Rescue Program Manager for the South Carolina Aquarium ...
Rescued leatherback turtle returned to the oceanMother Nature Network
500-pound sea turtle stranded on beach near Georgetown released ThursdaySouth Strand news
Leatherback Turtle Released Into OceanWFMY News 2

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Massive 475-pound endangered sea turtle washes up on South Carolina beach - USA TODAY

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 13:38

CBS News

Massive 475-pound endangered sea turtle washes up on South Carolina beach
USA TODAY
A 475-pound leatherback sea turtle washed up on a South Carolina beach last weekend. Marine biologists are currently treating the creature that is rare to the United States. Leatherback sea turtles, which are the largest turtles on Earth and can grow ...
500-pound leatherback sea turtle rescuedCBS News
A happy ending for an endangered leatherback turtleWashington Post
Huge sea turtle set for release off South Carolina coast13WMAZ
Live Science -GPB
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Rescued leatherback turtle returned to the ocean - Mother Nature Network

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 13:36

Chicago Tribune

Rescued leatherback turtle returned to the ocean
Mother Nature Network
The endangered reptile is the first of its kind ever rescued alive in South Carolina, and one of only a handful of live leatherback rescues in the United States, according to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Leatherback sea turtles ...
Rare 475-pound leatherback turtle released in SCChicago Tribune
500-pound sea turtle stranded on beach near Georgetown released ThursdaySouth Strand news
Leatherback Turtle Released Into OceanWFMY News 2

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Huge sea turtle released into the Atlantic Ocean - USA TODAY

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:20

USA TODAY

Huge sea turtle released into the Atlantic Ocean
USA TODAY
The turtle, named Yawkey, was found stranded near Georgetown, S.C. on March 7, and was treated at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital, according to Kelly Thorvalson a Sea Turtle Rescue Program Manager for the South Carolina Aquarium ...
After Rescue, Massive Sea Turtle Released Into AtlanticNPR (blog)
Rare 475-pound sea turtle rescuedCNN
500-pound leatherback sea turtle rescuedCBS News
Huffington Post -KPBS
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Tracking the epic journey of sea turtles - Royal Gazette

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 11:09

Tracking the epic journey of sea turtles
Royal Gazette
New data about Bermuda's sea turtles, including research tracing the journey of young animals from Bermuda to foreign shores, is to be presented at an upcoming talk. Bermuda Turtle Project co-ordinator Jennifer Gray will host the talk at the Bermuda ...

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Rare 475-pound leatherback turtle released in SC - Oroville Mercury Register

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 09:01

South Strand news

Rare 475-pound leatherback turtle released in SC
Oroville Mercury Register
ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (AP) — A rare 475-pound endangered leatherback sea turtle found stranded on a South Carolina beach was released into the ocean on Thursday following five days of treatment at the South Carolina Aquarium. The turtle, named ...
500-pound sea turtle stranded on beach near Georgetown released ThursdaySouth Strand news
Friday March 13, Our World In PicturesBrooklyn Daily Eagle

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After Rescue, Massive Sea Turtle Released Into Atlantic - NPR (blog)

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 00:03

NPR (blog)

After Rescue, Massive Sea Turtle Released Into Atlantic
NPR (blog)
Updated at 6:56 p.m. ET. A 475-pound leatherback sea turtle that was rescued from a remote beach in South Carolina was returned to the ocean Thursday, after being found stranded ashore and nursed back to health. It took five people to carry the ...
500-pound leatherback sea turtle rescuedCBS News
After Rescue, Massive Sea Turtle Will Be Released In SC ThursdayKPBS
Huge sea turtle set for release off South Carolina coastTHV 11
TakePart
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Researchers Track Sea Turtles And Study Their Amazing Navigation Abilities - Tech Times

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 20:24

Tech Times

Researchers Track Sea Turtles And Study Their Amazing Navigation Abilities
Tech Times
Sea turtles have an amazing way of knowing how to navigate miles and miles of ocean, and now, researchers have an even better idea of just how accurate these animals' navigation skills are. Sea turtles have an innate ability to migrate to and from ...

Turtle weighing more than 700 pounds found on NC beach euthanized - myfox8.com

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 15:32

myfox8.com

Turtle weighing more than 700 pounds found on NC beach euthanized
myfox8.com
Being there at the end. On Friday, park biologists responded to a live leatherback sea turtle found on the beaches in Rodanthe. This species of sea turtle is rare in Cape Hatteras National Seashore, but as of late (since 2012) there have been an ...

SeaWorld Orlando returns 13 sea turtles to Canaveral National Seashore - News 13 Orlando

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 14:13

News 13 Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando returns 13 sea turtles to Canaveral National Seashore
News 13 Orlando
SeaWorld Orlando returns 13 sea turtles to Canaveral National Seashore. The SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team releases the turtles at Canaveral National Seashore, Wednesday, March 11, 2015. (PHOTO/SeaWorld Orlando). The SeaWorld Orlando ...
Rehabilitated turtles return to Atlanta after treatmentWWSB ABC 7

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Nearly 500-pound leatherback sea turtle rescued in South Carolina - UPI.com

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:21

UPI.com

Nearly 500-pound leatherback sea turtle rescued in South Carolina
UPI.com
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources said Yawkey is the first leatherback sea turtle to be rescued in the state and only the fifth to be rescued in the United States. Leatherback sea turtles, the largest turtles in the world, migrate ...
500-pound leatherback sea turtle rescuedCBS News
Aquarium Rushes To Save Stranded Leatherback Sea TurtleHuffington Post
Rare 500-pound sea turtle continues recovery at aquariumSouth Strand news
KEYT -Charleston Post Courier
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Cold-stunned sea turtles treated at Fort Fisher aquarium, released in Florida - Port City Daily

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 04:39

Port City Daily

Cold-stunned sea turtles treated at Fort Fisher aquarium, released in Florida
Port City Daily
Sarah Finn, a biologist with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, drove the rehabilitated sea turtles more than 600 miles south to Cape Canaveral, Florida, where they were returned to the ocean, according to a press release from the N.C. Aquarium at ...

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SeaWorld releases turtles at Canaveral National Seashore - Florida Today

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 01:04

Florida Today

SeaWorld releases turtles at Canaveral National Seashore
Florida Today
A dozen sea turtles rescued last year in frigid Massachusetts waters and another found starving at the St. Lucie nuclear power plant swam to freedom today. The SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team returned the 12 Kemp's ridley sea turtles and the one ...

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Tracking sea turtles across hundreds of miles of open ocean - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 00:13

Phys.Org

Tracking sea turtles across hundreds of miles of open ocean
EurekAlert (press release)
Scientists have long known that leatherback sea turtles travel thousands of miles each year through open ocean to get from foraging habitats to nesting beaches and tropical wintering grounds, but how the wanderers find their way has been "an enduring ...
Leatherback sea turtles use mysterious 'compass sense' to migrate hundreds of ...Phys.Org

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A unique rescue operation saves two sea turtles - DVIDS (press release) (registration)

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 22:58

Daily Astorian

A unique rescue operation saves two sea turtles
DVIDS (press release) (registration)
Seaman Brandon Groshens, of Pendleton, Ore., and crew members of the Coast Guard Cutter Alert from Astoria, Ore., work to free to Olive Ridley sea turtles entangled in a bundle of fishing gear off Central America Feb. 10, 2015. The crew was deployed in ...
Back to base: Cutter Alert returns after two-month patrol off Central and ...Daily Astorian

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Sea turtles may use magnetism to migrate, UMass researcher finds - MassLive.com

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 19:46

MassLive.com

Sea turtles may use magnetism to migrate, UMass researcher finds
MassLive.com
Sea turtles routinely travel over 1,000 miles each year between their breeding and feeding grounds, without, for obvious biological reasons, the advantages of GPS or Google Maps. How they do so has long baffled scientists, but marine biologist Kara ...
Leatherback sea turtles use mysterious 'compass sense' to migrate hundreds of ...Phys.Org
Tracking sea turtles across hundreds of miles of open oceanEurekAlert (press release)

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