This isn’t the first time a marine creature in Thailand has borne the brunt of plastic pollution.
Turtles, seals, sharks, whales, and penguins all swim in unexplained circles that may signal an intuitive connection to the Earth's geomagnetic field.
The confirmation of a female Swinhoe’s Softshell Turtle in a Hanoi lake has boosted confidence that the species can be brought back from the brink.
One of the decoy eggs traveled just one kilometer, ending up at a local bar to be served as a delicacy and aphrodisiac.
Residents have responded by planning a "Rally Against Hate."
Not all of them survived the trip.
Plus, there's a hot new kink out there: the boots that workers wear in poultry processing plants.
The researchers tested turtles from all seven species, across three oceans.
"I felt it was as lethargic as a drunk turtle dozing under a sunflower after ingesting a bottle of Valium," Allee Willis said Friday. "And I thought it had all the build of a one-story motel, but, I mean, the girl didn't kill anybody."
A local conservation center is working overtime to rescue the record number of turtles that have been hit by cars in the area this year.
After seizing the killer snakes, the cops found a small zoo's worth of protected reptiles stashed in the guy's apartment.