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Global Protections Achieved for Imperiled Reptiles

(Johannesburg, South Africa) -Tortoises and freshwater turtles are the most threatened of any major group of terrestrial vertebrates – more so than mammals, birds...

Invasive Grasses Spell Trouble for the Texas Tortoise

Authored by Kiley Briggs After years working as a wildlife technician for a variety of wonderful organizations, including The Orianne Society, I decided to take...

Tunisian spur-thighed tortoise born at Prague Zoo

The first baby animal born at Prague Zoo in 2016 was a Tunisian spur-thighed tortoise “In the morning on New Year’s Day we just couldn’t...

Critically Endangered Spider Tortoise Hatches at the Smithsonians National Zoo

Tomorrow is World Turtle day. The Smithsonian's National Zoo is celebrating a conservation milestone; for the first time, a rare spider tortoise has hatched...

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