Last known female Yangtze turtle dies in Vietnam, leaving the sacred species near extinction
A Yangtze giant softshell turtle, considered one of the world’s rarest reptiles, recently died in Vietnam, leaving its species on the ...
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Japanese railroad workers build safe passages for wandering turtles
Railroad workers in the coastal city of Kobe in central Japan have built safe passages for turtles that wander onto railway tracks.
Over 30 endangered sea turtles found with stab wounds to their necks on Japan beach
Okinawa Prefectural Police launched an animal cruelty investigation following the discovery of over 30 stabbed green sea turtles on a beach...
Fisherman Sparks Massive Outrage Online for Posting Video Abusing Helpless Sea Turtle
A fisherman of Asian origin is drawing much hate online after a video of him riding on the back of a sea turtle was posted on social media.
Vietnamese Fisherman Refuses $439 For Rare Sea Turtle, Throws it Back into the Sea
A compassionate fisherman from Vietnam is probably winning the hearts of many netizens around the globe for releasing a rare turtle back int...
Indian Police Rescue 6,000 Flapshell Turtles From Poachers in Record Haul
Over 6,000 live freshwater turtles were recently rescued by Indian authorities from poachers, according to a press statement released on Wed...
Man Buys Turtles From the Market Just to Release Them Back into the Sea
Even though six of the world’s seven sea turtle species are classified as endangered or threatened, tens of thousands of marine turtles die ...