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Who is Akupara?

June 21, 2017

Who is Akupara? 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 […]

Why are GPS transmitters in turtle eggs?

June 20, 2017

Why are GPS transmitters in turtle eggs? 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 […]

Why did the raccoon bite the turtle?

June 3, 2017

Why did the raccoon bite the turtle? Because raccoons are natural predators of turtles, terrapins, and tortoises. It can be mean being green! Turtles, terrapins, and tortoises face a wide variety of enemies every day, especially […]

Why did the dog bite the turtle?

June 1, 2017

Why did the dog bite the turtle? Because dogs are natural predators of turtles, terrapins, and tortoises. It can be mean being green! Turtles, terrapins, and tortoises face a wide variety of enemies every day, especially […]

Why did the otter bite the turtle?

May 31, 2017

Why did the otter bite the turtle? Because otters are natural predators of turtles, terrapins, and tortoises. It can be mean being green! Turtles, terrapins, and tortoises face a wide variety of enemies every day, especially […]

Why did the crab bite the turtle?

May 29, 2017

Why did the crab bite the turtle? Because dogs are natural predator of turtles, terrapins, and tortoises. It can be mean being green! Turtles, terrapins, and tortoises face a wide variety of enemies everyday, especially in […]

Which turtle has the best defense?

May 29, 2017

Which turtle has the best defense? The turtle with the best defense just may be the yellow-margined box turtle which is able to “wall out” predators by pinching together the edges of the plastron and […]

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