Turtle Release in Maryland!
Our last four sea turtles are on their way home! Topsy, Gerald, Betsy, and Ernest are on their way to warmer Maryland waters where they will be released back into the ocean. This week, Dr. Williams conducted one last health check and approved the turtles for release. Animal Care Coordinator Kate Shaffer applied flipper tags […]
Meet the Turtles!
Eight new Kemp’s ridley sea turtle patients have arrived at the National Marine Life Center, thus marking another milestone as the first sea turtles in our new marine animal hospital. All eight animals stranded on Cape Cod beaches this November suffering from having been cold-stunned. Cold-stunning is a form of severe hypothermia that impacts these […]