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Handout picture relased on August 29, 2018 by Oaxaca's Civil Protection office showing dead sea turtles near Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca State(AFP Photo)

300 endangered turtles found dead on Mexico beach

By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 12:19 PM IST
Mexico banned the capture of sea turtles in 1990, but there is still a lucrative black market for their eggs.
Veterinarians discovered the blockage in the stomach of green turtle in Thailand using X-rays and tried to save it by feeding it intravenously, but were only able to extract the garbage after its death.(Facebook/ReReef)
Veterinarians discovered the blockage in the stomach of green turtle in Thailand using X-rays and tried to save it by feeding it intravenously, but were only able to extract the garbage after its death.(Facebook/ReReef)

Turtle’s plastic-filled stomach in Thailand highlights ocean crisis

Agence France-Presse, Bangkok | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 01:10 PM IST
Plastic, rubber bands, pieces of balloon and other rubbish had filled the turtle’s intestinal tract, leaving it unable to eat and causing its death two days later.
(Shutterstock)
(Shutterstock)

US teacher feeds sick puppy to turtle in class, charged with animal cruelty

Indo Asian News Service, Washington | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2018 01:39 PM IST
After the incident in March, the turtle was humanely euthanised as it was considered an invasive species.
Since 40 of them were released into the pond a decade ago, they have grown, multiplied and the numbers are 65.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT)
Since 40 of them were released into the pond a decade ago, they have grown, multiplied and the numbers are 65.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT)

65 exotic turtles have made 122-year-old pond at Mumbai’s Juhu temple their home

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2018 10:43 AM IST
Native to southern US and Mexico, the turtles have flourished ever since 40 of them were released into the pond 10 years ago
Temperature determines whether the turtle which is born is male or female.(Shutterstock)
Temperature determines whether the turtle which is born is male or female.(Shutterstock)

How lower temperature turns a baby turtle into a male

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 03:03 PM IST
Researchers discovered a molecular link that connects temperature with sexual development.
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