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New Hatchling Flapshell Turtles

Check out the story of saving an Aubry's Flapshell turtle and her hatchlings.
Aubry's Hatchlings Hunting Fish
Check them out swimming and hunting for their lunch!

Help us save more turtles

Together with our global network of partners, supporters, animal keepers and volunteers we contribute to the protection of the most threatened group of vertebrates on our planet – turtles.

About Turtle Island

World's Largest Turtle Ark

At Turtle Island, our mission is to preserve and protect from extinction.  Our main goal is to establish a zoological institution, a “Turtle Ark” for endangered species and their conservation. Turtle Island, with over 240 different turtle taxa, and 2,500+ animals at our locations, we are the largest, and most species-rich turtle ark in the world. 

Endangered Turtles
Different Turtle Taxa
Total Turtles

Our Partners

Our Work

Preserving Turtle Life

Your donations make a difference. Here’s what we’ve been able to do based on your donations, and we’re just getting started.

Turtles Rehomed
Turtles Hatched