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Rescued sea turtles released back into the ocean at Marineland ... - Daily Commercial

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 15:30

Daily Commercial

Rescued sea turtles released back into the ocean at Marineland ...
Daily Commercial
MARINELAND — With a little help from their "friends," a group of green sea turtles made a short trip back to the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday.The sea creatures, part of a group of 20 cold-stunned turtles rescued by Marineland Dolphin Adventure over the ...

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Study finds sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food - Brinkwire - Brinkwire (press release)

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:52

Brinkwire (press release)

Study finds sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food - Brinkwire
Brinkwire (press release)
The in-depth examination of the phenomenon – Limb-use By Foraging Sea Turtles, an Evolutionary Perspective – by authors Jessica Fujii and Dr. Kyle Van Houtan and others reveals a behavior thought to be less likely in marine tetrapods is actually ...

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Sea turtle meets tragic end on Nafplio beach | Multimedia ... - Kathimerini

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 09:57

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Sea turtle meets tragic end on Nafplio beach | Multimedia ...
Kathimerini
Yet another loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) was found fatally wounded on a beach in Nafplio in southern Greece Thursday. The turtle had received multiple blows to its head and shell and was discovered by passers-by strolling on the beach ...
Scientists discover sea turtles' limbs have evolved as handsInternational Business Times, Singapore Edition

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Sea turtles sick with toxins showing up at Sanibel animal hospital - Naples Daily News

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 20:38

Naples Daily News

Sea turtles sick with toxins showing up at Sanibel animal hospital
Naples Daily News
This red tide bloom has lingered along the Southwest Florida coast since October and has primarily been found in Lee County waters.

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Sea turtles sick with toxins showing up at Sanibel animal hospital - The News-Press

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 20:19

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Sea turtles sick with toxins showing up at Sanibel animal hospital
The News-Press
This red tide bloom has lingered along the Southwest Florida coast since October and has primarily been found in Lee County waters.

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Could a Plastic Ban Revivify India's Urban Marine Environments? - The Diplomat

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 19:41

The Diplomat

Could a Plastic Ban Revivify India's Urban Marine Environments?
The Diplomat
On March 22, Mumbai woke up to the wonderful news of about 80 olive ridley sea turtle hatchlings waddling along on Versova beach, one of the many beaches on the city's 140 km-long coastline. The sight of the turtles got Mumbai residents to rush to the ...

Sea Turtles Move Flippers in Karate-Like Moves to Take on Prey - Newsweek

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 19:16

Newsweek

Sea Turtles Move Flippers in Karate-Like Moves to Take on Prey
Newsweek
According to ScienceDaily, walruses, seals and manatees all exhibited these behaviors. This new paper shows that sea turtles are very similar to other groups of sea mammals. Study co-author Jessica Fujii, also of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, said that ...
Sea turtles use their flippers like HANDS to karate-chop jellyfish ...Daily Mail
Monterey Bay Aquarium study finds sea turtles use flippers to ...EurekAlert (press release)
Sea turtles use their flippers as hands to eat foodEarth.com
ValueWalk -The Diplomat
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Sea turtles use their flippers as hands to eat food - Earth.com

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 18:06

Earth.com

Sea turtles use their flippers as hands to eat food
Earth.com
Even though sea turtles have flippers for the purpose of guiding their movement, a new study has revealed that they also use their flippers to handle prey. The researchers found that this behavior, which was thought to be unlikely in marine tetrapods ...
Sea Turtles Use Their Flippers To Manipulate Their Prey [Study]ValueWalk
Turtles return to a Mumbai beach after a 20-year gapLonely Planet Travel News
Heading hereSwindon Advertiser

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SciLine scores successes in first five months of operation - Science Magazine

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 17:55

Science Magazine

SciLine scores successes in first five months of operation
Science Magazine
Reporter Mary Landers was puzzled when she received a press release in the fall announcing that the deaths of up to 24 green sea turtles would be considered allowable in an operation to deepen Savannah's harbor, raising an earlier limit that had ...

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Sea Turtles Use Their Flippers To Manipulate Their Prey [Study] - ValueWalk

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 16:39

ValueWalk

Sea Turtles Use Their Flippers To Manipulate Their Prey [Study]
ValueWalk
Sea turtles use their flippers to handle prey despite the limbs being evolutionarily designed for locomotion, a discovery by Monterey Bay Aquarium researchers published today in PeerJ. The in-depth examination of the phenomenon – Limb-use By Foraging ...
Turtles return to a Mumbai beach after a 20-year gapLonely Planet Travel News
Heading hereSwindon Advertiser

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Sea Turtles Use their Flippers like Hands to Karate-Chop Jellyfish, Play with their Food and Lick their 'Fingers ... - Maritime Herald

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 13:03

Maritime Herald

Sea Turtles Use their Flippers like Hands to Karate-Chop Jellyfish, Play with their Food and Lick their 'Fingers ...
Maritime Herald
The in-depth examination of the phenomenon by the authors Jessica Fujii and Kyle Van Houtan and other scientists reveals that this behaviour is widespread, although it was thought to be less likely in marine tetrapods. Specifically, they discovered ...

Vietnamese fisherman refuses cash offer, releases rare turtle back to sea - VnExpress International

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 07:30

VnExpress International

Vietnamese fisherman refuses cash offer, releases rare turtle back to sea
VnExpress International
A Vietnamese fisherman released a rare turtle back into the ocean on Wednesday after snaring it off the central coast of Ha Tinh Province despite being offered a large sum of money for the creature. The incident was reported on Thursday by the ...

Sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food - Science Daily

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 23:16

Science Daily

Sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food
Science Daily
The in-depth examination of the phenomenon -- Limb-use By Foraging Sea Turtles, an Evolutionary Perspective -- by authors Jessica Fujii and Dr. Kyle Van Houtan and others reveals a behavior thought to be less likely in marine tetrapods is actually ...
No hands? No flipping problem for sea turtles | BreakingNews.ieBreakingNews.ie

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Oklahoma Sea Turtle To Leave For Texas - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com | - News On 6

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 21:36

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Oklahoma Sea Turtle To Leave For Texas - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |
News On 6
"This girl if she were not injured, could get to be 4 or 5 hundred pounds. They can live to be 120 or 130," Money said. So, at about 12 she's got a long way to go. Ann said the U.S. has done well at protecting seas turtles. “So, Loggerheads and Greens ...
Turtles evolve to use flippers like hands and karate-chop preyTelegraph.co.uk
Sea turtles use their flippers to play with their food, researchers say ...UPI.com
No hands? No flipping problem for sea turtles | News & StarNews & Star
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Monterey Bay Aquarium study finds sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food - Science Codex

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 19:59

Science Codex

Monterey Bay Aquarium study finds sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food
Science Codex
Sea turtles use their flippers to handle prey despite the limbs being evolutionarily designed for locomotion, a discovery by Monterey Bay Aquarium researchers published today in PeerJ. The in-depth examination of the phenomenon - Limb-use By Foraging ...

What Are These Turtle Statues Popping Up Around Town? - Galveston.com & Company (press release) (blog)

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 19:12

Galveston.com & Company (press release) (blog)

What Are These Turtle Statues Popping Up Around Town?
Galveston.com & Company (press release) (blog)
“Outreach and education in our community are vital for the conservation of sea turtles and the marine environment. Our programs bring awareness on watershed, marine debris and habitat, and how people can make simple changes in their lifestyle to reduce ...

Sea turtles use their flippers to play with their food, researchers say - UPI.com

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 17:30

UPI.com

Sea turtles use their flippers to play with their food, researchers say
UPI.com
March 28 (UPI) -- Though the flippers of sea turtles evolved to aid locomotion, new research shows the reptiles use them to play with their food, too. In fact, the survey of marine tetrapods suggests food manipulation with flippers is common. "Sea ...
Turtles evolve to use flippers like hands and karate-chop preyTelegraph.co.uk
Oklahoma Sea Turtle To Leave For TexasNews On 6

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Turtles evolve to use flippers like hands and karate-chop prey - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 17:09

Telegraph.co.uk

Turtles evolve to use flippers like hands and karate-chop prey
Telegraph.co.uk
Sea turtles have evolved to use their flippers as hands, grasping jellyfish and even karate-chopping their prey, scientists have found. Previously it was thought that the brains of the reptiles were too small to handle the dexterity required for ...
Oklahoma Sea Turtle To Leave For TexasNews On 6
Study finds sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food - InfosurhoyInfosurhoy

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