March 05, 2015
The Environment Ministry said it will ban exports of the Asian brown pond turtle, a species native to islands in southern Japan, in an eleventh hour bid to prevent it going...
February 21, 2015
KITA-KYUSHU--A male turtle planted a kiss on a female toad at a museum here, though the yearning appears to be unrequited.
July 10, 2013
Japanese scientists say they have settled a long-standing debate about how a turtle’s "shell" is formed.
July 09, 2012
Nighttime crowds are gathering on an island in southern Japan to observe loggerhead sea turtles coming ashore to lay eggs.
August 20, 2011
Two fossils discovered in 1994 in Hakusan were confirmed recently as being that of a new genus and species of the Trionychidae family of soft-shell turtles, and about 20...
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