• Loggerhead hatchlings on display at Virginia Aquarium

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Four loggerhead turtle hatchlings will be on display before taking on a role in Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center’s conservation efforts. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1lmYvLr ) that each year,…

  • Deadly disease threatens world’s amphibians

    The threat of the Ebola virus has generated concern across the globe. Among wildlife ecologists, another deadly virus is raising worldwide alarm: the ranavirus.

  • Md. wildlife officials urge public not to buy pet turtles

    If you have childhood memories of running though your house, posing like a ninja and yelling \”Turtle Power!\” then you\’re probably thrilled that your heroes Donatello, Raphael, Leonardo and Michelangelo are back in a live action picture. But Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials are worried that the new movie could trigger a pet turtle market that could threaten children\’s health and the health of native turtle species.