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Rare 2-headed green turtle found in Sabah hatchery

Conservationists on Pulau Mabul are all excited with the discovery of the first two-headed turtle from 13,000 hatchlings released previously.

Green turtle makes 215km dash by taxi to seek treatment in...

Resort owners foot RM350 taxi fare to send the turtle from Kudat to the YTL Gaya Island Resort marine centre for urgent treatment to save its life.

Eternal shell: Sacred turtle embalmed in Hanoi

'Cu Rua' was thought to be between 80 and 100 years old when it died in 2016.

Sabah DCM orders probe into photo of child on turtle

Christina Liew says this is unacceptable as turtles are a protected species in Sabah.

New turtle-shaped building to greet visitors in Penang

The planned art gallery is expected to be Penang’s new cultural icon as a renowned artist buys land to build a seven-storey building on the shores of Gelugor.

Better late than never: Mexico turtle declared new species

Slow and steady wins the race, the saying goes -- and it seems to have worked for a small type of turtle native to western Mexico that has been declared a new species.

Thai turtle’s plastic-filled stomach highlights ocean crisis

Thailand is one of the world's largest consumers of plastic, which kills hundreds of marine mammals and reptiles swimming off its coasts every year.

Turtle-poaching in Sabah islands: Man remanded

Sabah Wildlife Department looking for 60 year old’s accomplice on islands in Semporna waters.

Plantations in Sabah losing millions because of elephants

Wildlife Director Augustine Tuuga says his staff are working around the clock dealing with the issue of elephant herds raiding areas of Kg Gambaron in Telupid.

Probe leads to gruesome find of 100 turtle skeletons

Sabah Wildlife Department suspects sea gypsies are responsible for poaching activities but is continuing its probe.

Inconsistent laws blamed for continued smuggling of turtle eggs

WWF-Malaysia says inadequate turtle protection laws in the peninsula lead to a high demand for turtle eggs there, which causes an increase in smuggling cases recorded in Sabah.

Turtle that swallowed 1,000 coins dies

'Omsin' had been kept in a pool in Thailand where local people tossed coins for good luck.