27 Turtles Rescued After Being Taken Out Of Lake, Put In Bags In Prospect ParkTwenty-seven turtles were rescued recently after they were taken out of Prospect Park Lake in Brooklyn and placed in plastic bags.
Spike In Water Toxins Blamed For Hundreds Of Turtle Deaths On Long IslandThe number of small turtles that have washed-up dead on Long Island in the last month has doubled, a die-off scientists blame on waterborne toxins that have reached unprecedented levels for reasons that aren't entirely clear.
Drivers Asked To Watch For Turtles Crossing Road During Egg Laying SeasonClarkstown, N.Y. police are urging Rockland County drivers to be on the lookout for the slow-moving creatures crossing the road, especially during the next three weeks.
Conservationists Race To Solve Mystery Of Long Island Turtle Die-OffTurtles are washing up on Long Island beaches, and the die off could signal trouble for fish, shellfish, and the health of local bays.
Alligator, Turtles Turned In At Suffolk County SPCA EventThe amnesty initiative was aimed at getting illegal reptiles and amphibians into a controlled environment where they can be cared for properly.
Turtles, Koi Fish, Chicken Stolen From L.I. Pet ShopThirteen small turtles, numerous koi fish and a chicken were recently stolen from a pet shop on Long Island.
Turtlemania! Shelled Friends Popping Up All Over, Especially In Central ParkSummer is a time to take it slow -- and some are really taking that to heart. Turtles are popping up all over the Tri-State Area, from airport tarmacs to park pathways
Man And Woman Fall Through Ice While Hunting For TurtlesA man and woman were out of the hospital Sunday, after they fell through the ice in the Passaic River while turtle hunting.
Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Turtles & Petting ZoosThe Center for Disease Control has issued a warning for parents with young children about a national outbreak of salmonella infections linked to turtles and petting zoos.