Category: Tortuga

History of Turtle-Eating People

History of Turtle-Eating People

In ancient times, turtles were treated and respected as a sacred creature and loved as a great delicacy. These reptiles were so beloved to the extent that some topics were devoted to describing their symbolic and magical nature in virtually all writings. Among other traits, turtles are an emblem of longevity. The meat and shell […]

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How Are Turtle’s Endangered?

How Are Turtle’s Endangered?

Turtles are harmless sea creatures. They only come on land when they reproduce and lay their eggs.The cold-blooded reptiles fall under the order of Chelonii and are characterized by bony or cartilaginous shells. These shells develop from their ribs and acts as a protective shield for the animal. Unfortunately, turtles are almost going extinct; they […]

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Best Places To See Turtles And Tortoises

Best Places To See Turtles And Tortoises

All species of sea turtles are known to always return to the same beach on which they hatched to lay their very own eggs (except for the leatherback species which is elusive and highly unpredictable). Most species of tortoises live on land. They are mostly found in the wild and live in various environments from […]

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Eco-Tourism: Saving the Bahamian Sea Turtles

Eco-Tourism: Saving the Bahamian Sea Turtles

Miles of white beaches, clear blue waters and the perfect balmy climate make the Bahamas a paradise on Earth. However, its status as a tourist destination for decades now means that many of the Atlantic archipelago’s indigenous animal species are at risk due to the continued interference of humans. One of the animals on the […]

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The Difference Between Turtles and Tortoises

The Difference Between Turtles and Tortoises

Have you had the privilege to go swimming with or to interact with either a turtle or a tortoise? If so you no doubt know that they are both fascinating creatures and that they are both gorgeous creatures in their own right. And while they may look similar they are not the same at all! […]

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BEST DIVING LOCATION TO SEE TURTLES

BEST DIVING LOCATION TO SEE TURTLES

If you savour snorkelling, you have to graduate from fish to turtles. If you want to enjoy a magical experience, observing sea turtle in their natural habitat gives you this feeling. From Nicaragua to the south pacific. Sea turtles are among the cutest animals in the sea. The seven species of sea turtles are the […]

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HOW TO STOP TURTLES FROM GOING INTO EXTINCT

HOW TO STOP TURTLES FROM GOING INTO EXTINCT

Sea turtles are part of both beaches and marine systems which are two important part of the ecosystem. If turtles go into extinct, both the beach and aquatic ecosystem will be weak. The ocean as an essential source for food and other activities weakens, its weakness in the marine and beaches would have a dangerous […]

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4 Signs for Identifying an Unhealthy Turtle

4 Signs for Identifying an Unhealthy Turtle

The first step to having a healthy turtle pet is by buying the right, healthy turtle. It will be a complete waste of time and effort to purchase a sick turtle. Also, deadly illnesses can be transferred to your family, friends and other pets in your home when you get the wrong turtle. For this […]

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The 3 Major Types of Turtles

The 3 Major Types of Turtles

Turtles do make great pets and can fit into any family as a new animal member if groomed properly. For you to properly take of your pet turtle, you need to understand the types of turtles and their various categories. Turtles are very fragile pets and most people fail to find the right way and […]

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The Importance of Sea Turtles to Mankind

The Importance of Sea Turtles to Mankind

Sea turtles have been in existence on earth for over 100 million years and have joined throughout the oceans of the world. There one of the oldest organisms still existing on the earth today. The major reason why they have survived extinction that bigger organisms have failed to survive is that of the design of […]

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