World Turtle News 07/22/2021

Researchers Discover New Deadly Disease For Gopher Tortoises Researchers at the University of Florida have discovered a new fatal illness in Gopher tortoises. Gopher tortoises are listed as vulnerable by the IUCN, so having a fatal disease spreading will only make conserving this keystone species more difficult. To read more about this disease, follow the link. Turtle News From Around the World Conservation USA: 4 …

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Turtley Devoted, Episode 24

A 'Special' Episode

Listener Appreciation – Part One. Shannon and Anthony agree, perhaps the best outcome from starting this podcast has been the outpouring of feedback from the listeners. In this episode they answer questions from listeners and have a great time doing it… For the most part.

Turtley Devoted

Turtley Devoted, Episode 23

"I Love Your Tertle's"

This conversation stemmed from a development briefly mentioned on the last show – their six year old daughter brought Anthony a note written on the back of a receipt, which reads “I love your tertle’s.” While on the surface this might seem like a joyous thing, Anthony couldn’t help but think that it had negative connotations, as well. How does being often times consumed by …

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World Turtle News 07/06/2021

Still time to assist with Exciting Graduate Research Involving Turtles Graduate Student, Paris Werner, is still looking for people to take his survey to help with his research about turtles. Here is what he had to say about the survey. “My name is Paris Werner and I am a Master’s student at Penn State University. My research aims to understand why people like turtles, including …

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Turtley Devoted, Episode 22

Let That Catch 22 Sink In, In Life

Lots going on in this episode. Anthony and Shannon strongly disagree on important relationship stressors that every couple grapples with – terrestrial snails in the house and turtle mating on social media. They’re up to their butts in alligators… Not really. I guess you’ll have to listen to know what all of this nonsense even means, in life.

World Turtle News 06/25/2021

Marine biologists raise and release Blanding’s turtles in Michigan to save species Earlier this week dozens of hand raised Blanding’s turtles were released into the wilds of Michigan to help save this species of concern. SEA LIFE Michigan Marine biologists give the young turtles a good start to prepare them for their release. Follow the link for more. Turtle News From Around the World Conservation …

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Turtley Devoted, Episode 21

Did We Just Become Best Friends?

Shannon is flying solo in this episode with her new friend Dominique DiFalco of the Modern Medusa Podcast. Her show highlights females in herpetoculture and herpetology, a desperately needed viewpoint that we are thrilled to see represented more through her work. Dominique is just cool, and that shines through in this episode. As the Pierlioni girls would say “I don’t need no man,” and in …

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World Turtle News 6/17/2021

Assist with Exciting Graduate Research Involving Turtles My name is Paris Werner and I am a Master’s student at Penn State University. My research aims to understand why people like turtles, including owning them as pets. I have created a survey to help answer my research questions and I would love for you to take part in it! Please follow the link to the website …

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Be a Turtle Hero

Celebrating 10 years of education, conservation, and survival! Exactly 10 years ago, theTurtleRoom launched as a website with the dream of providing a platform where a community of like-minded turtle enthusiasts and keepers could gather to share resources and knowledge. This journey began with myself and Joe Sullivan as the main contributors to the site, but soon added Anthony Pierlioni and others to the team …

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