World Turtle News, 10/13/2019
Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium and University of Minnesota team up to create custom solution for sea turtle
“’I really never expected to work on anything like this, but this project, it’s just been so incredibly fulfilling to perform this work, to see it out in the field. To see it work, nothing beats that,’ says Skahen.
“Knott says that Sea Life’s partnership with Minnesota is part of a growing trend of partnership between zoos and aquariums and engineering and design professional in order to tackle serious challenges in animal care.”
Turtle News From Around the World
Ireland: Ryanair airlines offers to transport rescued and rehabbed juvenile loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) to Canary Islands
USA: “feisty” 260 lb loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) rehabbed after shark attack released off SC coast (plus VIDEO with tips on how to handle a stranding)
Crime & Punishment
USA: PA man sentenced to 1 year in prison for smuggling endangered box turtles from USA to China
USA: photojournalist inspired by sea turtles has infrared exhibit in Owings Mills, MD
USA: Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Desert Tortoise Adoption Program seeks homes for rescued tortoises
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