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Posts Tagged ‘cross’

Turtle Nest Blog Series: Why the turtle crossed the road & other FAQ about turtle nests (Part I)

June 21, 2018–Emma Horrigan & Dr. Julia Riley Turtles, often referred to as modern day dinosaurs, with their distinctive domed, bony shell, are easy to recognize. This unique armoured architecture provides turtles with protection from predators. However, despite their protective shells, seven of Ontario’s eight species of turtles are currently listed as species at-risk under…

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State of emergency for turtles

Take action for turtles on Ontario roads Dear advocates for nature, As dedicated nature lovers, many of you have seen the influx of turtles on Ontario roads this year – alive, injured and dead. After a colder than normal winter, turtles did not emerge from their overwintering grounds as early as usual. That coupled with…

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