Turtles

September 19, 2017 - 5:12 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened Mojave desert tortoises. The recommendations, revealed...
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September 19, 2017 - 5:12 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened Mojave desert tortoises. The recommendations, revealed...
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September 18, 2017 - 8:10 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened Mojave desert tortoises. The recommendations, revealed...
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September 18, 2017 - 8:10 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened Mojave desert tortoises. The recommendations, revealed...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:41 am
HONOLULU (AP) — In a story Sept. 17 about sea turtles, The Associated Press reported erroneously the type of animal that sea turtles are. They are reptiles, not mammals. A corrected version of the story is below: Scientists ask public to help track Hawaii green sea turtles Scientists are asking the...
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September 13, 2017 - 6:30 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Scientists in Ecuador's Galapagos islands are hoping to restore a tortoise species believed extinct since the 1800s. The Chelonoidis elephantopus lived on Floreana Island and was captured by seamen in large numbers for food during long journeys across the Pacific. The species...
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September 13, 2017 - 6:30 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Scientists in Ecuador's Galapagos islands are hoping to restore a tortoise species believed extinct since the 1800s. The Chelonoidis elephantopus lived on Floreana Island and was captured by seamen in large numbers for food during long journeys across the Pacific. The species...
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August 29, 2017 - 7:00 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three people in Connecticut are among dozens nationwide who have contracted a salmonella infection linked to turtles. CDC officials said Tuesday that 37 people across 13 states became sick with infections stemming from...
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August 29, 2017 - 7:00 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three people in Connecticut are among dozens nationwide who have contracted a salmonella infection linked to turtles. CDC officials said Tuesday that 37 people across 13 states became sick with infections stemming from...
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August 09, 2017 - 8:06 am
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A loggerhead sea turtle that was rescued in Virginia and named Humphrey has been released back into the ocean after undergoing rehabilitation in New Jersey. The turtle flapped its flippers and headed into the surf Tuesday at Point Pleasant Beach in New Jersey...
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