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It turns out turtles have something to say

Monday, August 18, 2014

Experts used to believe that turtles were entirely mute and deaf. But that turns out to be false, according to researchers in Brazil who say they have recorded turtle vocalizations for the first time.



Box Turtle Goes Missing From Inwood Park

Monday, December 05, 2011

In March, Bronx Zoo officials scrambled to locate a cobra who had escaped from its cage. In August, Central Park Zoo officials breathed a sigh of relief when a peacock who had wandered out of the zoo flew back home. Now, urban park rangers are on the lookout for a missing Eastern Box Turtle named Lionel who disappeared from Inwood Hill Nature Center last Thursday.