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The first fully marine turtles emerged during the Cretaceous Period, a span of time...
An Ancient Turtle
Eunotosaurus, a reptile who lived about 260 million years ago during the Permian...
Cold and Stunned
Leah Desrochers, an employee of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, holds a stranded...
A Green Sea Turtle
Sea turtles are adapted for a life at sea. Their streamline shell and flippers make...
Weight of the World
In Hindu mythology, the earth is supported by four elephants standing on the back...
Temperature determines the sex of a baby turtle as it grows in the egg. Rising...
A loggerhead turtle is one of the seven sea turtle species.
Up for a Breath
Sea turtles, including this Kemp's ridley, must come to the surface to breathe air....
Female Lays Eggs
A loggerhead sea turtle lays eggs in the nest she has just dug.