(credit: Aquarium of the Pacific)

Endangered Sea Turtle Released In Long Beach After 8 Months Rehab

The olive ridley sea turtle was underweight, hypothermic and barely breathing when it was discovered stranded by Marine Animal Rescue workers in early January.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/05/2013

(credit: CBS)

Authorities Looking For Person Who Tied Turtle To Balloons

Someone duct-taped a turtle to balloons and sent him soaring into the sky. Now, Oceanside police want to know who is responsible.


(credit: Customs And Border Patrol)

Japanese Men Plead Not Guilty In ‘Operation Flying Turtle’

Atsushi Yamagami, 39, and Norihide Ushirozako, 49, were arrested Jan. 7 at the airport with over 50 live turtles and tortoises.


(credit: Customs And Border Patrol)

2 Arrested In Turtle Smuggling Case At LAX

Two men from Japan have been arrested for allegedly smuggling more than 50 live turtles and tortoises into the United States.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2011