On the Friday, March 10 edition of Georgia Today : The Georgia House passes its version of the fiscal year 2024 budget; we explain Georgia's new voter registration system; and Zoo Atlanta introduces two tiny new additions.
Some animals like birds and frogs are famous for the sounds they make. But have you ever heard a turtle talk? Most turtles were thought to not make sounds at all — before researchers went deep.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Board on Tuesday voted to limit future ownership of Burmese pythons, along with Indian rock pythons, Argentine black and white tegus, Nile monitor lizards, African helmeted turtles and Chinese softshell turtles.
Some of the country's last beaches spared from development are now carpeted in globs of tar from an oil spill in the Mediterranean, damaging beaches that are nesting grounds for endangered turtles.