Breeding populations are now described as 'threatened' and still merit protection under the Endangered Species Act.
The soft, seagoing slugs took center stage in a recent underwater photography contest.
Celebrity giant tortoise Jonathan gets a scrubbing for the first time at his home on Saint Helena Island.
The special green sea turtle is a one in a hundreds of thousands occurrence.
Illegal fishing trawlers may have caused the mass death of more than 300 olive ridley turtles.
With help from close blood relatives of the famous animal, the Pinta tortoise could one day thrive again.
An Eastern Pacific green sea turtle seems to have strayed far from home.
The animal was found with tackle gear lodged in her stomach wall.
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