Tag: loggerhead sea turtle

The Natural History, Biology, and Conservation of Loggerhead Sea Turtles


The Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta), is the largest hard-shelled sea turtle in the world (National Geographic). It is found in warm temperate and subtropical waters throughout the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA]). Although it’s the most populous sea turtle in the western and eastern […]

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Patient weekly update


A good week here at the center. Dr. Williams, the veterinarian, came in to do his weekly check up with the animals. Barclay and Belmont are doing well and playing nicely in their little pod together. They are eating well and are really active. They love to play with their enrichment toys and relax out […]

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The Great Sea Turtle Trek

Florida Fish and Wildlife

46 turtles 1,234 miles and RELEASE! This winter’s sea turtle cold-stun season on Cape Cod was the largest to date.  A total of 393 turtles stranded, of which 242 were alive and suffering from severe hypothermia.  In a normal year, there are an average of 70 live strandings. Sea turtles are rescued by Mass Audubon […]

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