sea turtles

Wild sea turtle hatchlings are confused by artificial light

Baby sea turtle hatchlings are born with an instinct to follow the light. When they first emerge from their nest they use natural light sources around them, such as the Moon, to help guide them to the ocean. However with more…

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Rescued in the Maldives

An Olive Ridley sea turtle has some quick thinking humans to thank, after become entangled in a drifting ghost net. The turtle, named Nash by the One&Only Reethi Rah Maldives dive staff, was found trapped in an abandoned net offshore of…

31 Sea Turtles released safely in Bali Indonesia

31 rare sea turtles are getting a second chance at life in Bali Indonesia. These turtle were found by Indonesia marine police office and released in the popular tourist beach of Kuta in Bali. The turtle were caught by an international gang…

Rare hybrid sea turtle discovered in Australia

For the first time in thirty five years a rare hybrid sea turtle has been observed in Australia. The sea turtle nicknamed Summer was brought into the Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium in Townsville, suffering from several fishing hooks…