Posts tagged turtle

Reptile keeper Damian Goodall releases one of the three baby turtles into the exhibit tank at Melbourne Zoo. Reptile keepers have achieved a significant Australian first, the breeding of the critically endangered Chinese three-striped box turtle, generally known as golden coin turtles. These turtles are native to creeks in rainforests throughout South-east Asia and southern China.  Picture: David Caird/Newspix / Rex Features

Reptile keeper Damian Goodall releases one of the three baby turtles into the exhibit tank at Melbourne Zoo. Reptile keepers have achieved a significant Australian first, the breeding of the critically endangered Chinese three-striped box turtle, generally known as golden coin turtles. These turtles are native to creeks in rainforests throughout South-east Asia and southern China.  Picture: David Caird/Newspix / Rex Features

This photograph captures a pair of turtles sharing an intimate moment as they swim together of the coast of Spain. The rare image shows the shelled couple locking lips and looking very much in love.  Picture: Barcroft Media

This photograph captures a pair of turtles sharing an intimate moment as they swim together of the coast of Spain. The rare image shows the shelled couple locking lips and looking very much in love.  Picture: Barcroft Media

A pair of turtles are photographed swimming in perfect time. The synchronised swimming routine took place off the coast of the Canary Islands.  Picture: MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS

A pair of turtles are photographed swimming in perfect time. The synchronised swimming routine took place off the coast of the Canary Islands.  Picture: MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS

Keepers at the Mountain Zoo in Germany are celebrating after successfully breeding Roti Island snake necked turtles for the very first time. The species is considered to be extremely endangered and hails from Rote Island, which is south west of Timor and north of Australia. The newborns are currently around 3cm long but will grow to around 24cm.  Picture: Rex Features

Keepers at the Mountain Zoo in Germany are celebrating after successfully breeding Roti Island snake necked turtles for the very first time. The species is considered to be extremely endangered and hails from Rote Island, which is south west of Timor and north of Australia. The newborns are currently around 3cm long but will grow to around 24cm.  Picture: Rex Features

Prague Zoo is the First to Hatch Rare Turtles

Photo Credit: Tomáš Adamec, Zoo Praha

Photographer Lessy Sebastian took this picture of a turtle beside a pond at his home in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Picture: Lessy Sebastian/Hot Spot Media

Photographer Lessy Sebastian took this picture of a turtle beside a pond at his home in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Picture: Lessy Sebastian/Hot Spot Media

Refraction of the Terrapin. Photo by Griff~Ography

Refraction of the Terrapin. Photo by Griff~Ography

Newly-hatched Olive Ridley turtles make their way to the ocean at Rushikulya river mouth beach in Ganjam district,   Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Newly-hatched Olive Ridley turtles make their way to the ocean at Rushikulya river mouth beach in Ganjam district,   Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Green Sea Turtle Being Cleaned In Flight. Photo by Peter Liu

Green Sea Turtle Being Cleaned In Flight. Photo by Peter Liu

Green Sea Turtle Being Cleaned. Photos by Peter Liu Photography

Turtle by fallout-photos

Turtle by fallout-photos

Sea Turtle. Photo by -tomaso-

Sea Turtle. Photo by -tomaso-