European turtles and other turtles can find their cocoon at the turtle refuge in Bessières (Haute-Garonne), near Toulouse

Near Toulouse, A Turtle Refuge Opens its Doors to the Public and Launches a Call for Donations

Located in Bessières, north-east of Toulouse, a turtle refuge opened its doors to the public at the end of April 2019. A call for donations is also launched to enlarge the site. It is a place to discover. The turtle refuge Bessières (Haute-Garonne) is located 20 km northeast of Toulouse . A haven of peace for our friends with a shell, […]

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Hunting for Pokemon in Saint-Nazaire, he found a turtle

Saint Nazaire: He Hunted Pokemon, and Finds a Turtle of 350 kg

What a story ! While the 15 year old hunted Pokemon on the beach, he found himself face to face with a leatherback turtle of 350 kilos! The species living in the Caribbean Sea was discovered stranded in Donges, in Loire-Atlantique, Saturday 20 August, by a young man who immediately raised the alarm. The story […]

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Albino Turtle born in Pyrénées orientales

Pyrénées-Orientale : An Albino Turtle Born in a Zoo

An extremely rare event in the world of turtles … An all white turtle was born in September in a zoo of Sorède, in the Pyrénées-Orientales.  Extremely rare thing, the animal is an albino turtle, or rather hypomélanistique. The park site la Vallee des Tortues publishes the birth announcements this week, eighteen days after the event. […]

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