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Tag: turtles

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Five at-risk freshwater turtle species

Despite turtles’ tough shells, modern threats such as busy roadways and habitat destruction have put these prehistoric creatures in jeopardy. Read More
Despite turtles’ tough shells, modern threats such as busy roadways and habitat destruction have put these prehistoric creatures in...
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Canada Water Week: Saving turtles in the Thames

The road to recovery for Ontario's spiny softshell turtle is a rocky one, but their lives just got a little easier thanks to the heroic efforts of the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority. Read More
The road to recovery for Ontario's spiny softshell turtle is a rocky one, but their lives just got a...
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Turtle Tuesdays: Turtle Conservation Across Borders

WWF’s former Chairman of the Board, Patricia Koval, shares with us where her love for turtles comes from and what she is doing to help turtles around the world. Read More
WWF’s former Chairman of the Board, Patricia Koval, shares with us where her love for turtles comes from and...
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Turtle Tuesdays: 14 facts you may not know about turtles

Long-living, slow but steady, the freshwater turtle usually wins the race as one of our favourite species. What better time to bone up on turtle facts than WWF’s People and Water Month? Read More
Long-living, slow but steady, the freshwater turtle usually wins the race as one of our favourite species. What better...
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Turtle Tuesdays: A unique Canadian Turtle Species

The road to recovery for Ontario's spiny softshell is not an easy one, but the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority is working hard to ensure the species' survival along the Thames River. Read More
The road to recovery for Ontario's spiny softshell is not an easy one, but the Upper Thames River Conservation...
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Helping Blanding’s turtles on World Turtle Day

At the end of May, a few WWF conservation staff members had the pleasure of assisting Dr. Sue Carstairs, Executive Director and Medical Director of Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre (KTTC), on a turtle field... Read More
At the end of May, a few WWF conservation staff members had the pleasure of assisting Dr. Sue Carstairs,...
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Duuude… it’s World Turtle Day!

When I say the word turtle, most people think of the hand-sized freshwater turtles many people have as pets. But did you know that there are giant turtles that live in the oceans? Read More
When I say the word turtle, most people think of the hand-sized freshwater turtles many people have as pets....
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