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Turtle Derbies: A Race Our Turtles (and Children) Can't Win

Collette Adkins Giese | Posted 09.02.2013 | DC
Collette Adkins Giese

For generations, that magical moment when many a child first understood our bond with all things wild was kindled by staring into the eyes of a small turtle as it crawled across their outstretched hand. That bond now requires that we put our own traditions aside and do what's best for our turtles.

Taking Aim to Kill a Helpless Animal

Ken White | Posted 02.12.2013 | San Francisco
Ken White

It can be hard to not get cynical, and the following won't help. Nathan Weaver, a student at South Carolina's Clemson University, placed a realistic l...

WATCH: Adorable, Rare Turtles Hatch At Bronx Zoo

Posted 12.17.2012 | New York

Five Chinese yellow-headed box turtles, one of the 25 most endangered turtle species in the world, have hatched at the Bronx Zoo! The Wildlife Cons...