Behler Chelonian Center Update: July 2013

Recent hatchlings, our new biosecure facility, Madagascar tortoise physiology research, and much more!

Behler Chelonian Center Update: June 2013

Recent hatclings, visitors and Ploughshare Tortoise updates.

Behler Chelonian Center Update: May 2013

Several interesting hatches this month; Jim Buskirk visited the BCC; Patagonia funded the purchase of a new diagnostic ultrasound machine

Behler Chelonian Center Update: April 2013

Behler Chelonian Center happenings for the month of April.

Behler Chelonian Center Update: February 2013

We have a new Collection Manager + new hatchlings!

New Hatchlings

The Behler Chelonian Center has had an extremely productive year hatching turtles and tortoises thus far.

Behler Chelonian Center: 2012 Recap

The Turtle Conservancy’s Behler Chelonian Center is the premiere facility for breeding Critically Endangered turtles and tortoises in the United States. The Behler Chelonian Center had a banner year in 2012.

Turtle Conservancy and Eric Goode on CBS 60 Minutes

Turtles and tortoises have been roaming the planet for 200 million years, but now many of them are endangered by poachers who can sell some animals for as much as $60,000. Lesley Stahl reports from Madagascar.

Behler Chelonian Center Update: November 2012

New hatchlings, a record clutch of 17 Burmese Star Tortoise eggs, Repticon 2012, and more!

Behler Chelonian Center Update: October 2012

Recent hatchlings, new intern, winter at the BCC, and more…