loggerhead : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
- n very large carnivorous sea turtle; wide-ranging in warm open seas
- Others on his growing worry list include the bobolink, the upland sandpiper and the loggerhead shrike.
- A great loggerhead turtle is posed in frantic flight in an exhibition case of Manhattan's American Museum of Natural History.
- Prospects have been bleak for sea turtles lately, but at least two species, Kemp's ridley and the loggerhead, are enjoying something of a population boom.
News & Articles
- Turtles watch for, snack on gelatinous prey while swimming
Loggerhead turtles use visual cues to find gelatinous prey to snack on as they swim in open waters, according to research published June 12 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Tomoko Narazaki and colleagues from the University of Tokyo, Japan.
June 12, 2013 - EurekAlert!
- Rescued N.C. turtle still struggling to dive
MANTEO, N.C. Charlie, a female loggerhead turtle suffering from buoyancy problems, paddled around and around a tank the size of an above-ground pool. "She really needed to swim and stretch her muscles," said Christian Legner, husbandry curator for the North Carolina Aquarium. "I think she is really enjoying this."
June 12, 2013 - The Virginian-Pilot
- What Others Say: National leaders could learn from Georgia's governor, Atlanta's mayor (The Times, Gainesville)
As the loggerhead battle of partisan squabbling continues unabated in Washington, D.C., it might behoove our national leaders to look to Georgia for an example of how leaders can come together to solve problems.
June 11, 2013 - Athens Banner-Herald
- Margot WallstrÃ¶m in Environment News Service
Commenting on the decisions, Environment Commissioner Margot WallstrÃ¶m said, "Stopping the loss of Europe's biodiversity is one of the most important items on the EU's environmental agenda. The loggerhead sea turtle is a rare and endangered...