Tag: Kemps Ridley Sea Turtles

Patient Update: August 9th


Patient Update: August 9th Seals:                             Charlie, Parker, Moose, Nemi-All four of our seals in DJF (in order from the top: Charlie, Nemi, Parker, Moose) are doing very well, as they have all reached the weight necessary for release, and they have […]

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A Chelonian Log: the story of cold-stunned sea turtles; Nicky & Jedi

cold stunned

Part I.  Stranding The tide is high and the waves attempt to lap at the volunteer’s boots as he stumbles his way across the beach fighting the rain and wind.  He tries to block all skin from the pelting rain and blowing sand while the fabric of his rain pants and jacket billows around him. […]

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Our Twelve Needs of Christmas! Think of the Animals this Holiday Season!

harbor seal

It’s the holiday season, time to think of those in need! Please remember the seals and sea turtles that need your help this season as well. While you are out doing your last minute  holiday shopping this week, pick up a small gift for our seal patients Tarragon, Oregano, Lemongrass and Onion or the sea […]

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2015 Sea Turtle Ride to Release

Kemps Ridley Sea Turtles

Cape Cod, Massachusetts is a stranding hotspot for critically endangered sea turtles. The geography of the Cape is such that it juts out into the ocean and acts as a hook that traps southbound migrating sea turtles. Once they are trapped in the arm of Cape Cod they are exposed to decreasing water temperatures and […]

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Ct Scans Courtesy of Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists

Cape Cod

On January 20th, three of our most critical turtles #41, #49 & #51 “Quasimodo” received CT scans courtesy of Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists in Buzzards Bay. They were able to donate the CT scans by using the opportunity as a training session for new technicians. The turtles handled their scans well.  During the procedure, our staff […]

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