Turtles and Tortoises

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2014

    Warmer Gulf Waters are Messing Things Up For Texas Sea Turtles

    You'd think the warmer waters in the Gulf of Mexico would be a good thing for sea turtles -- the turtle equivalent of excellent weather -- but the warmed-up waters may be causing problems for the creatures, according to researchers at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute. Every year the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Fly, Little Turtle! Fly To Freedom! (Or At Least Dive)

    Bryan FrazierAnother rehabbed turtle gets set free​Look at that green sea turtle -- dude is flapping his flippers with joy as he's released out of rehab and sent back to his (or her) warm, inviting Gulf of Mexico home. The turtle was one of three released today in South Padre by the texas Par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2011

    Cold Turtles: Rescued & Headed Back to the Gulf

    TPWDIt shrinks like a cold, frightened turtle​More than 800 sea turtles who had been stunned by the state's cold snap are getting their release back into the wild starting today, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department says. In the past the animals were kept for weeks, but TPWD says a new philo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    BP Oil Spill: Tunes For Turtles This Weekend

    Onward through the oil​Since the BP oil spill began 8,427 days ago, we've heard about how the catastrophe has endangered the welfare of birds, fishermen, tourist shops, and at least one British dickhead CEO, but there hasn't been much said about our society's most vulnerable -- Gulf Coas ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2008

    Fans of the Sea Duck Race

    Rubber Ducky, you’re No. 1!

  • Dining

    November 27, 2003