Um crocodilo de água salgada capturado em setembro do ano passado no sul das Filipinas foi proclamado nesta segunda-feira o maior exemplar em cativeiro do mundo, segundo o Livro Guinness dos recordes. Leer más.
Tropical Storm Debby did more than just wipe some of Pinellas County’s beaches off the map. The storm’s pounding waves also destroyed scores of sea turtle nests, potentially ruining what had been a record-breaking nesting season. Leer más.
For eastern Pacific populations of leatherback turtles, the 21st century could be the last. New research suggests that climate change could exacerbate existing threats and nearly wipe out the population. Leer más.
Jeanette Wyneken, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University, along with Kate Mansfield, Ph.D., affiliate assistant research professor in the College of Science and a sea turtle biologist and visiting assistant research professor with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Southeast Fisheries Science Center and Florida International University’s College of Arts & Sciences, along with a team of researchers, have developed a safe and reliable method of attaching a satellite tracking tag to sea turtles at a younger age. Leer más.