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Turtle Watch: Marbella launches volunteer drive to protect loggerhead turtle nest in Puerto Banus, Spain

MARBELLA is taking steps to enhance the presence of volunteers overseeing the loggerhead turtle nest located near Puerto Banus. In an unusual occurrence for the...

Loggerhead turtle stranded on beach in Spain’s Malaga is rescued

A LOGGERHEAD turtle has been rescued from a Malaga beach last week by the city’s Local Police nature protection group (Grupona). It is believed that...

Dangerous exotic turtle found in Spain’s Huelva

THE Andalucian Environmental Agency (AMA) is investigating the discovery in Huelva of an unusual and potentially dangerous exotic reptile–snapping turtle. These turtles (Chelydra serpentina), an...

Endangered turtle dies at Doñana National Park

AN endangered leatherback sea turtle has died after hours ensnared in a fishing net at Doñana National Park, Huelva.  Underwater firemen conducted a rescue operation...

Dead turtle trapped in wooden pallet found off Spain’s Costa Blanca

A DEAD turtle has been found trapped inside a wooden pallet off the Costa Blanca. The creature was discovered off the coast of Granadella beach,...

Turtle unable to dive due to plastic bottles freed in southern Spain

THE Red Cross has rescued a turtle that was unable to dive due to plastic bottles being attached to its body. The sea turtle was...

WATCH: Brits help save sea turtle wrapped in plastic off coast of Spain’s Marbella

https://www.facebook.com/jorge.duranperez.121/videos/2228043530809256/ THIS is the moment a sea turtle was rescued off the coast of Marbella.  The clip shows Brits and Spaniards pull the clearly distressed creature...
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British expat found with dead tortoise in her vagina in Spain may have been sexually assaulted

A BRITISH expat who was found to have a dead tortoise in her vagina may have been a victim of sexual assault. The woman, based...

One-metre loggerhead turtle found dead on Marbella beach

A LOGGERHEAD turtle has been found washed up on a Marbella beach.  The one-metre animal was spotted by a local resident walking on Las Petunias...

Palma Aquarium rescues ‘largest ever’ turtle weighing in at 50kg

Tano had bad gash on left flipper and was wrapped up in rope

Turtle power soars as 70 more released off Mallorca shores

Celebrated turtle Cannoli returned to the wild after swallowing rope

Animal rights activists plea to stop turtle culling in Malaga park

Campaigners want centres to offer to take in dozens of non-native species irresponsibly introduced into ponds at the Parque del Oeste, which are threatening indigenous breeds such as the galápago europeo and galápago leproso.

200 families to be evicted from homes to make way for turtle dwelling in Almeria

2,200 people have signed the petition

Rare turtle eggs hatch in southern Spain

Veterinarian at the Oceanographic Foundation in Valencia Jose Luis Crespo said he hoped the turtles would soon be able to start their new life at sea

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson flies an endangered turtle to Spain

The heavy metal singer’s personal plane flew Terri the turtle to the Canary Islands

Madonna – the turtle – is returned to the ocean

A turtle named Madonna has been successfully returned to the ocean after intensive rehab




Four teenagers who ‘threw rocks on cars travelling on the A-7 motorway in Spain’s Marbella’ are quizzed by police

A GROUP of teenagers caused chaos in Marbella on Monday morning by throwing rocks from an overpass at cars driving along the motorway. The gang,...


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