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Animal Facts: Spotted turtle

The spotted turtle is a highly recognizable North American species that is known for its distinctive yellow spots on its dark coloured shell. …

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Wildlife Wednesday: do octopuses dream of underwater sheep?

Plus: Hvaldamir the spy whale, White Gladis the vengeful orca, the sparrows that switch part of their brain off, and the decayed giant washed up on P.E.I.

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Wildlife Wednesday: can frozen “yogurt” save the little brown bat?

Plus: new K-pod whale is confirmed as female, black lynx identified for first time, goats winning the battle against sheep and the secrets of turtle hibernation are revealed

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Snapping turtle by roadside


Ontario turtle rescue centre sees spike in patients

The Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre has treated some 650 injured turtles this year, mostly as a result of motor vehicle impacts

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