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South Carolina Aquarium Releases 7 Rehabilitated Sea Turtles - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 10:26

South Carolina Aquarium Releases 7 Rehabilitated Sea Turtles
U.S. News & World Report
FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center has released seven rehabilitated sea turtles. The Post and Courier reports (http://bit.ly/2shkXdb ) that Wednesday's release at Folly Beach wasn't the center's all-time ...

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South Carolina aquarium releases 7 rehabilitated sea turtles - Clay ... - Clay Center Dispatch

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 10:21

South Carolina aquarium releases 7 rehabilitated sea turtles - Clay ...
Clay Center Dispatch
FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center has released seven rehabilitated sea turtles.

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Rare Sea Turtle nests at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park - WJHG-TV

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 03:42

WJHG-TV

Rare Sea Turtle nests at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
WJHG-TV
Roughly two weeks ago, a turtle watch volunteer was surprised when she noticed a sea turtle come out of the Gulf and make its way up to the dunes. "Ridleys are unique because they will a lot of times nest during the daytime where some of the other ...

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins on Maui - Maui Now

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 03:11

Maui Now

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins on Maui
Maui Now
Hawksbill and green (honu) sea turtles begin their 2017 nesting season along Maui beaches in June. As sea turtles emerge onto beaches to lay their eggs, they leave distinctive 3 ft. wide tracks behind in the sand. Photo credit: Cheryl King. The public ...

Parasites disable multiple sea turtles, warm winter waters in Gulf to ... - WCTV

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 23:04

WCTV

Parasites disable multiple sea turtles, warm winter waters in Gulf to ...
WCTV
Multiple sea turtles with buoyancy problems were rescued from Gulf waters. Gulf Specimen Marine Lab are rehabilitating some turtles.
Gulf World releases two sea turtles - Story | MyPanhandle | WMBBMy Panhandle

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Injured sea turtle transferred to Mote Marine - Bradenton Herald

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 20:27

Injured sea turtle transferred to Mote Marine
Bradenton Herald
The loggerhead turtle was found struggling to swim approximately a half-mile off Knight Island, south of Stump Pass Inlet in Charlotte County, where it was reported to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission dispatch center by a passing ...

Seven rehabilitated sea turtles return to the ocean on Folly Beach - Charleston Post Courier

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 18:39

Charleston Post Courier

Seven rehabilitated sea turtles return to the ocean on Folly Beach
Charleston Post Courier
Seven rehabilitated sea turtles return to the ocean on Folly Beach. May 31, 2017 Updated 10 hrs ago; (0). Seven sea turtles that were rehabilitated at the South Carolina Aquarium returned to the ocean on at Folly Beach on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Close.

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Seven rehabilitated sea turtles return to the ocean - Charleston Post Courier

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 18:39

Charleston Post Courier

Seven rehabilitated sea turtles return to the ocean
Charleston Post Courier
Seven rehabilitated sea turtles return to the ocean. May 31, 2017 Updated 8 hrs ago; (0). Seven sea turtles that were rehabilitated at the South Carolina Aquarium returned to the ocean on at Folly Beach on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Close. 1 of 15.

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Gumbo Limbo gets set for World Oceans Day - Sun Sentinel

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 18:22

Sun Sentinel

Gumbo Limbo gets set for World Oceans Day
Sun Sentinel
With the Atlantic Ocean just across the street, Boca Raton's Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is observing World Oceans Day June 8 for the first time and all weekend, highlighting the toll debris takes on marine life, especially sea turtles. "Visitors to our ...

Kind People Did Just the Right Thing to Help a Sea Turtle Caught in Twine (PHOTOS) - One Green Planet

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 15:46

One Green Planet

Kind People Did Just the Right Thing to Help a Sea Turtle Caught in Twine (PHOTOS)
One Green Planet
When embarking on a set of long weekend activities, not many of us probably expect to take part in a rescue mission – let alone a sea turtle rescue mission. But that is exactly what happened on Memorial Day weekend on the Delray Beach in Florida to ...

CROW seeks live crab donations to care for two sea turtle patients - Island Reporter

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 14:05

Island Reporter

CROW seeks live crab donations to care for two sea turtle patients
Island Reporter
To support the care of two sea turtles, a Kemp's ridley, and a loggerhead, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is seeking the community's help in donations of live crabs to feed the patients. "Any kind of crab is fine," Hospital Director Dr ...

Living Sanibel: Loggerhead sea turtle - Island Reporter

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 14:04

Island Reporter

Living Sanibel: Loggerhead sea turtle
Island Reporter
By far the most common nesting sea turtle found in Southwest Florida, the loggerhead has been visiting the Gulf beaches since they were formed thousands of years ago. The loggerhead used to be much larger than is commonly found today. When Ponce de ...

Virginia Aquarium releases 100th hooked sea turtle at the ... - Southside Daily

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 09:01

Southside Daily

Virginia Aquarium releases 100th hooked sea turtle at the ...
Southside Daily
VIRGINIA BEACH — When an angler fishing at Buckroe Fishing Pier in Hampton saw he hooked Razzmatazz, an endangered juvenile Kemp's ridley sea turtle, ...

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A New State-of-the-Art Sea Turtle Hospital Opens to Patients and Visitors - Smithsonian

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 21:06

Smithsonian

A New State-of-the-Art Sea Turtle Hospital Opens to Patients and Visitors
Smithsonian
The South Carolina Aquarium marked an important milestone on May 27, 2017 when it opened the doors to its new Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery facility. Located alongside the banks of the Charleston Harbor and housed within the aquarium, the ...
400-pound sea turtle gets disoriented, heads toward Hilton Head resortIsland Packet (blog)

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400-pound sea turtle gets disoriented, heads toward Hilton Head resort - Island Packet (blog)

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 19:05

Island Packet (blog)

400-pound sea turtle gets disoriented, heads toward Hilton Head resort
Island Packet (blog)
Similar to most mornings, two Hilton Head Island Sea Turtle Protection Project volunteers were walking down the beach looking for tracks on Tuesday, when they discovered one turtle had made only a single set of tracks overnight. “That usually indicates ...

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400-pound sea turtle gets disoriented, heads toward Hilton Head resort - Island Packet

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 19:02

Island Packet

400-pound sea turtle gets disoriented, heads toward Hilton Head resort
Island Packet
Similar to most mornings, two Hilton Head Island Sea Turtle Protection Project volunteers were walking down the beach looking for tracks on Tuesday, when they discovered one turtle had only made a single set of tracks overnight. “That usually indicates ...
Volunteers help sea turtle that was a long way from shoreFireEngineering.com

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Seven rehabilitated sea turtles to be released at Folly Beach on Wednesday - Charleston Post Courier

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 16:06

Charleston Post Courier

Seven rehabilitated sea turtles to be released at Folly Beach on Wednesday
Charleston Post Courier
Seven sea turtles that were rehabilitated at the South Carolina Aquarium will be returned to the ocean Wednesday at Folly Beach. The seven are being released after recovering from a variety of ailments and wounds, including ingesting plastic, boat ...

Resident says turtles suffer from out-of-control tourists - Longboat Key News

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 15:56

Longboat Key News

Resident says turtles suffer from out-of-control tourists
Longboat Key News
Keeping the sea turtle nesting numbers high doesn't include the turtles being observed as if they were a type of Minecraft video-gaming experience. Searching for a nesting sea turtle while holding a flashlight, as though they were a Minecraft character ...

Sea Turtle Advocates Explain How to Help Turtles in Need - The Two River Times

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 02:15

The Two River Times

Sea Turtle Advocates Explain How to Help Turtles in Need
The Two River Times
By Lily Marten |. An educational talk on how to pro- tect endangered sea turtles drew over 30 local residents to Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center on Thursday. Brandi Biehl, the co-executive officer of the non-profit Sea Turtle Recovery (STR ...
Mote sheds light on Turtle Nesting, Longboat revises turtle ordinanceLongboat Key News

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Sea turtle release postponed - South Jetty (subscription)

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 15:05

Sea turtle release postponed
South Jetty (subscription)
Organizers have postponed plans for a sea turtle release that had been scheduled for Monday, May 29, on the beach in Port Aransas, according to Tony Amos, director of the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK), the group that was to conduct the event.