Jairo Mora Sandoval, 26, died just weeks after posting a Facebook plea for police help with turtle-egg thieves
If you spend a lot of time on your bike, you might have already spotted the latest audio-cycling craze: cyclists jerry-rig a speaker system to their handlebars and take their tunes with them.
Comprehensive study reveals hedgehogs, turtle doves and red squirrels among species seeing biggest falls
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Amit Drori’s Savanna looks like a mechanical Eden. Enchanting robot creatures nose the air and investigate the stage: a trundling tortoise, a springbok made of springs. There are “ohhhs” of wonder and delight as each new animal emerges.
The appeal of the aquarium means you see the wonders of the ocean, without any of the danger. Or at least in most cases...
The death of Lonesome George in June this year was mourned by environmentalists worldwide.
Five blokes, mainly of full build, most with facial hair, including two fiercely hammering away at banjo and mandolin. With such an unfortunate name, this Minnesota-based bluegrass outfit need to be hot not only to distract us from the fact they are called (grit teeth) Trampled By Turtles, but also to obliterates any parallels with Mumford & Sons.
The giant tortoise's demise means his kind are extinct. Michael McCarthy pays tribute and asks which species is next
The giant tortoise Lonesome George, whose failed efforts to produce offspring made him a symbol of disappearing species, has been found dead, officials at the Galapagos National Park announced.
Bibi attacked Poldi and bit off a chunk of the male turtle's shell, before further attacks
The indiscriminate slaughter of vast numbers of turtles, sharks, albatrosses and other endangered marine animals that get unintentionally caught by fishermen as “by-catch” could be prevented by a radical proposal of mobile marine reserves, scientists said yesterday.
Hundreds of shards reveal the threat to wildlife from debris floating in our seas
A rescue operation is underway to catch and treat a rare and ailing Vietnamese turtle that is revered as a powerful symbol of the nation's independence struggle.
Turtles and tortoises are now the most endangered group of vertebrate animals, with more than half of their 328 species threatened with extinction, according to a new report.
As research budgets are cut, opportunities are increasing for volunteers. But travel firms should tread carefully, says Mark Rowe