World Turtle News, 11/01/2015
Dermochelys coriacea rescued off Cape Cod
A four-and-a-half foor Leatherback sea turtle was found and untangled from fishing gear off the Pamet Harbour in Turo. Several sea turtles have been released back into the ocean, Junior high students participating in the “help us put the snap back on the map” program. And lots more stories in the Conservation section.
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Did You Know…
Chelydra serpentina common habitats are shallow ponds or streams. Some may inhabit brackish environments, such as estuaries. Snapping turtles consume both plant and animal matter, and are important aquatic scavengers, but they are also active hunters that prey on anything they can swallow
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Photo from Courtesy of the Center for Coastal Studies