Tag: spotted turtles

April 23, 2019

Student Research: Modeling habitats for endangered Indiana turtles

In northern Indiana, spotted turtles (Clemmys guttata) and Blanding’s turtles (Emydoidea blandingii) face a number of human-caused threats. While habitat fragmentation, habitat loss and degradation, road mortality and even poaching...

August 1, 2018

Flight attendants attempt to smuggle turtles into U.S.

Two China Eastern Airlines flight attendants tried to smuggle dozens of spotted (Clemmys guttata) and box turtles (Terrapene carolina) into China from Los Angeles. After Transportation Security Administration officials flagged...