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Most powerful bite in animal kingdom

October 19, 2017

Excerpt from All About Sharks: A Complete Guide to the World’s Most Misunderstood Predator (Nov. 2017): Though known for its ferocious bite, the great white shark’s powerful jaws actually ranks only fifth in the animal […]

Do turtles glow in the dark?

August 11, 2017

Do turtles glow in the dark? Yes! Well, at least some do. In July 2015, marine biologist and ocean explorer Dr. David Gruber filmed the first bioflourescent turtle in history while doing research in the Solomon […]

How do police catch turtle egg poachers?

August 9, 2017

How do police catch turtle egg poachers? One of the ways international groups catch poachers guilty of stealing turtle eggs from nests is to create fake eggs with GPS tracking software inside. Experts carefully place […]

How much does a green sea turtle weigh?

August 8, 2017

How much does a green sea turtle weigh at birth? Weighing about half a pound at birth (25 g), the average green turtle will grow to weigh more than 300 pounds (135 g) as an adult. […]

Is the world on an elephant’s back?

August 4, 2017

Tribal myths, religions, and legends have featured turtles, tortoises, and terrapins since long before the written word. In the Hindu faith, Akupara is the tortoise that carries the entire world. Atop Akupara’s carapace stands four […]

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