Tortoise


Turtle and Tortoise Affected More by Habitat Loss than Rising Temperature

Turtles and Tortoises Affected More by Habitat Loss than Rising Temperature

New esearch says that habitat loss and degradation poses a greater risk to the survival of turtles and tortoises than warm temp...

Sep 26 2016, 7:49am CDT

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Scientists Prove Existence of a Third Species of Tortoise in Mexico

A new study titled “The desert tortoise trichotomy: Mexico hosts a third, new sister-species of tortoise in the Gopherus morafk...

Feb 18 2016, 9:57am CST

Extinct Galapagos Tortoise to be Revived by Scientists

Extinct Galapagos Tortoise Species to be Revived by Scientists

Scientists claim that the iconic Galapagos tortoise will be reintroduced with the help of its close blood relatives....

Dec 16 2015, 10:26pm CST

Scientists Discover Chelonoidis Donfaustoi, New Species of Tortoise In Galapagos Islands

Scientists Discover Chelonoidis Donfaustoi, New Species of Tortoise In Galapagos Islands

An international team of researchers from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Yale University, Galapagos Nation...

Oct 22 2015, 8:28am CDT

Sonoran Desert Tortoise No Longer At Risk of Extinction; Ceases To Be Endangered

Sonoran Desert Tortoise No Longer At Risk of Extinction

The US Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday announced that the Sonoran desert tortoise no longer faces risks of extinction – not...

Oct 7 2015, 4:27pm CDT