Tag: Jedi

Help keep the lights on for turtles like Jedi!


As the days get chillier and night falls earlier, I am writing this post about an often unsung but critically important animal care expense. Electricity. When you think of saving a sick or injured sea turtle or seal, electricity may not be the first thing on your mind. You’d consider the cost of medicine, food, […]

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Is it a turtle, a terrapin, or a tortoise?


Recently, the National Marine Life Center welcomed Lindsay, a diamondback terrapin, to the family. Two Eastern box turtles, Daisy and Violet, are also NMLC residents in the Discovery Center. Next door in our hospital, Jedi, Nicky, and Gunst, our three Kemp’s ridley sea turtles, are in the recovery process and on their way to being […]

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