Tortoise

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First reported 39 mins ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 1 reports

Sick Tortoise's X-Ray Shocked Her Doctor

The critter had swallowed a tiny turtle pendant.When vets at the Avian & Exotic Animal Medical Center in Miami had a client come in with a sick tortoise earlier this week, they got to work right away trying to figure out just what was wrong with Lol ... [Published Sarasota Patch - 39 mins ago]
First reported 42 mins ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 1 reports

TS Picks: October 30, 2014

Adult male Galapagos giant tortoise resting beneath an adult arboreal prickly pear cactus, Española Island, May 2010PLOS ONE, Selected stories from The Scientist’s reading list: Nature dug through Thomson Reuters Web of Science and Google Scholar data ... [Published The Scientist - 42 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Savannah students track gopher tortoises at Oatland

Tortoises, despite their fabled slow and steady pace, aren’t as pokey as you may think.Just ask Jeremiah Simpson.The 17-year-old high school senior spotted a gopher tortoise outside its burrow at the Oatland Island Wildlife Center recently. He sidled ... [Published Savannah Morning News - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 4 reports

Nearly Extinct Giant Tortoise Making a Comeback From the Brink

By the 1960s there were only a few more than a dozen giant tortoises left on the Galapagos island of Española, but now scientists and conservationists are celebrating a success story with a new study that reports there are now an estimated 1,000 who are ... [Published Care2 - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Exclusive: Owner of tortoise that swallowed turtle pendant speaks out

CLEARWATER --The owner of a tortoise that an X-ray shows had swallowed a turtle pendant is from Clearwater and gave Bay News 9 an exclusive interview about the incident."I noticed that he hadn’t used the bathroom in a while and for tortoises that’s kind ... [Published Bay News 9 - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 7 reports

X-ray reveals turtle-shaped pendant in stomach of... a tortoise!

A pet tortoise has amazed vets in the US after an X-ray revealed she had swallowed a small metal pendant in the shape of a turtle.Lola's owner brought her to the Avian & Exotic Animal Medical Center in Miami, Florida after noticing that she wasn't as ... [Published itv.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 23 reports

Giant Tortoises Have Made a Comeback From 15 to 1,000

Española giant tortoises have been reintroduced to Galapagos National Park and are breeding on their own ... [Published Smithsonian Magazine - 22 hours ago]
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First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 3 reports

Giant tortoise makes slow comeback

A giant tortoise sub-species that once teetered on the brink of extinction has made a comeback in the Galapagos.In the 1960s only 15 of the tortoises, which can weigh more than 230kg, remained on the island of Espanola. They came close to being wiped ... [Published Evening Herald - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Doctor shocked by X-ray of tortoise

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Entities: Tortoise
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 5 reports

Giant Galapagos Tortoises Back From 'Brink of Extinction'

(Newser)–A welcome piece of news for an endangered species: Giant tortoises' population on the Galapagos island of Española is now "very secure," researchers say. "The global population was down to just 15 tortoises by the 1960s. Now there are some 1,000 ... [Published Newser - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 3 reports

Morning Must Reads: October 29

Perks and Recreation Vice President Joe Biden, his family and top Obama Administration officials have been enjoying discounted vacations at a lakeside log cabin in a national park, TIME has learned, leading the Interior Department to launch an investigation ... [Published Swampland - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tiny attraction charms visitors

The newest baby born at the Apex Predators Python Park is not much bigger than a R2 coin yet it requires a steady stream of snacks including spinach, grated carrot and diced up succulent leaves.A tiny but perfectly formed parrot-beak tortoise emerged ... [Published Dispatch Live - Oct 29 2014]

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Savannah students track gopher tortoises at Oat... [Published Savannah Morning News - 11 hours ago]
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Exclusive: Owner of tortoise that swallowed tur... [Published Bay News 9 - 16 hours ago]
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After facing extinction, tortoise species on Ga... [Published Fox News Latino - 19 hours ago]
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Galapagos Tortoise Recovery 'A True Story Of Su... [Published Red Orbit - 20 hours ago]
It’s a Turtle-Eat-Turtle World Turtles all the ... [Published New York Magazine - 20 hours ago]
Fancy bakes at the local patisserie [Published Deccan Herald - 21 hours ago]
X-Ray Shows Tortoise Swallowed Turtle Pendant [Published DailyMe.Com - 22 hours ago]
Giant Tortoises Have Made a Comeback From 15 to... [Published Smithsonian Magazine - 22 hours ago]
A little good news for giant tortoises in the G... [Published Science News Online - 22 hours ago]
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Morning Must Reads: October 29 [Published Swampland - Oct 29 2014]
Perks and Recreation Vice President Joe Biden, his family and top Obama Administration officials have been enjoying discounted vacations at a lakeside log cabin in a national park, TIME has learned, leading the Interior Department to launch an investigation ...
Morning Must Reads: October 29 [Published TIME.com - Oct 29 2014]
Perks and Recreation Vice President Joe Biden, his family and top Obama Administration officials have been enjoying discounted vacations at a lakeside log cabin in a national park, TIME has learned, leading the Interior Department to launch an investigation ...
Morning Must Reads: October 29 [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 29 2014]
Perks and Recreation Vice President Joe Biden, his family and top Obama Administration officials have been enjoying discounted vacations at a lakeside log cabin in a national park, TIME has learned, leading the Interior Department to launch an investigation ...
Giant Tortoises Are Back From Near Extinction [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 29 2014]
Giant tortoises endemic to the Galapagos Islands are back from near extinction, according to a study published Tuesday in PLOS One. The Espanola giant tortoises, a species that can live for over 100 years, had numbered in the thousands but dropped ...
Giant Tortoises Are Back From Near Extinction [Published TIME.com - Oct 29 2014]
Giant tortoises endemic to the Galapagos Islands are back from near extinction, according to a study published Tuesday in PLOS One. The Espanola giant tortoises, a species that can live for over 100 years, had numbered in the thousands but dropped ...
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