Endangered Sea Turtle Released In Long Beach After 8 Months RehabThe olive ridley sea turtle was underweight, hypothermic and barely breathing when it was discovered stranded by Marine Animal Rescue workers in early January.
Authorities Looking For Person Who Tied Turtle To BalloonsSomeone duct-taped a turtle to balloons and sent him soaring into the sky. Now, Oceanside police want to know who is responsible.
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.
2 Arrested In Turtle Smuggling Case At LAXTwo men from Japan have been arrested for allegedly smuggling more than 50 live turtles and tortoises into the United States.