Tag Archives: Turtles

How the turtle’s shell evolved

A newly discovered fossil from China has shed light on how the turtle’s shell evolved (Go To Source)BBC News  The 220 million-year-old find, described in Nature journal, shows that the turtle’s breast plate developed earlier than the rest of its … Continue reading

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New Plan To Protect Sea Turtle Highways….

Recent satellite tracking data has shown that Pacific leatherbacks swim from nesting beaches in Costa Rica to the Galapagos via the Cocos Islands  The IUCN meeting in Barcelona has adopted a resolution urging nations to create marine protected areas along … Continue reading

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