Sea turtles don't alter their movements to avoid shark attacks, researchers find, which means sea turtles are tougher than most of us.
(All times Eastern.)Springtime arrives on “Life on the Reef” (PBS at 8 p.m.), complete with nesting sea birds, spawning corals and thousands of hatching baby turtles.The “Home Free” (Fox at 9) contestants rush to complete their house renovations within five days.Read full article >>
Researchers discover what higher tides mean for turtles at one of the world’s most important nesting sites.
A new collaborative study examined predator-prey interactions between tiger sharks and sea turtles off the Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. The research team used long-term satellite tagging data from large tiger sharks and adult femaleShow More Summary
As climate change drives sea levels to rise around the globe, scientists are warning that it could have a devastating effect of the survival rate of turtle eggs. In the new research, published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, scientists found
A Compassionate Action Award is on its way from PETA to 72-year-old Vietnam War veteran Stanley Pannaman, who was shot while volunteering to monitor sea turtle nests on a... The post Veteran Shot Protecting Sea Turtle Nests to Receive PETA Award appeared first on PETA.
On Friday, a 72-year-old man was shot in the rump with his own gun while attempting to protect a sea turtle nest. The post Elderly Florida Man Gets Shot In The Butt While Protecting Baby Sea Turtles appeared first on Crime Feed.
Imagine not liking sea turtles. Then imagine not liking sea turtles so much that you would attack someone who does like sea turtles. That's what happened on July 17 in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida, when a man approached and subsequently...Show More Summary
A 72-year-old Marine veteran who volunteered to protect a sea turtle nest got beaten and shot in the butt for his troubles. Turtle-hater Michael Q. McAuliffe was arrested. Read the rest
Finally, someone took a stand against people taking a stand against sea turtles. If you hate turtles, don't worry: they have plenty of natural enemies. (via Getty) In a truly WTF story, a drunk man attacked a group of people protecting a sea turtle nest as it hatched those bitty babies into the ocean. Show More Summary
You’re the man, Stan Pannaman! The 72-year-old Vietnam veteran suffered a gunshot wound to his buttocks Friday night while defending a sea turtle nest from a man who inexplicably appeared to hate sea turtles, according to the Sun Sentinel, a South Florida newspaper. Show More Summary
A 72-year-old former Marine who was shot while guarding a sea turtle nest in Florida with his own gun is recovering from the wound and does not regret bringing a loaded weapon to protect himself and the special habitat.
A Florida resident was arrested over the weekend after beachgoers observed him allegedly riding a sea turtle, and responding authorities discovered he had illegally speared an undersize nurse shark. Carlos Argen Hernandez, 31, was booked on Sunday into Monroe County Jail, before being released on a $4,700 bond, according to Outdoor Hub. Show More Summary
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Ever wonder how a turtle sees the world? World Wildlife Fund researchers attached a GoPro camera to a sea turtle and captured an amazing view of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The footage is part of a campaign monitoring the effects of pollution and climate change on sea turtles, USA Today reports. Show More Summary
This fantastic video from the World Wildlife Fund in Australia is a turtle’s eye view of the The Great Barrier Reef. Read the rest
Ever wondered what it would be like swimming through Australia's Great Barrier Reef? This footage from a go-pro camera attached to a turtles shell gives an underwater perspective from one of the sea's most amazing creatures.
Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Commission seems to be having some difficulties recently with some of its protected species, including manatees and sea turtles. It’s likely that much of it can be sourced to the hot summer weather and the uptick in the number of people enjoying Florida’s beaches and waterways. Show More Summary
Cause we were like, "woaaaah.", and I was like, "woaaaah." and you were like, "woaaahh... -Crush, Finding Nemo WWF-Australia put a GoPro camera on the back of a sea turtle so we can get a turtle’s-eye-view of the surreal and beautiful Great Barrier Reef, home to over 6,000 animals species. Show More Summary