21 Young Turtles Returning Home To Gulf Coast Barrier IslandTwenty-one turtles are being returned to the Louisiana barrier island where their mothers laid their eggs. The diamondback terrapin nests were dug up to protect the eggs after a 2010 oil spill.
53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Texas PipeA 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Texas wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe.
Driver Blames Wreck On Turtle, Cat, SquirrelPolice said that a man arrested for drunken driving blamed a turtle, a cat, a squirrel and an overhanging tree in a Central Texas wreck on Tuesday, southeast of College Station.
Sea Turtles Get New Home In GrapevineNorth Texas might not seem like the ideal home for a pair of sea turtles, but the big change in habitat could just save their lives. The turtles will get the help they need at Sea Life Aquarium in Grapevine.
Record 6,000 Turtles Hatched On South PadreA group that cares for and releases endangered sea turtle hatchlings into the Gulf of Mexico says it had a record 6,000 babies born this year.