outside the aquarium - August 14, 2018
Last Sea Turtle Release

On Tuesday morning, six of the world’s most endangered sea turtles were carried down a Cape Cod beach cloaked in a late summer fog by volunteers who had either rescued or cared for them. ...

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sea turtle rescue - July 2, 2018
Sea Turtles Released Sporting High-Tech Gadgets

Five large, rescued sea turtles were released back into the ocean this morning equipped with some high technology to help marine biologists track their travels and unravel the mystery of where they...

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aquarium animals - June 15, 2018
World Sea Turtle Day 2018

Every year NOAA celebrates Sea Turtle Week, culminating in World Sea Turtle Day. Well, that day has come—and we're all in! Meet some of the amazing sea turtles at the Aquarium. ...

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press release - April 24, 2018
Sea Turtle Rescue: Turtles Head Home

After months of rehabilitation, an epic road trip, and a quick scamper down a Florida beach, 14 rescued sea turtles have returned home. ...

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sea turtle rescue - December 15, 2017
Update on Sea Turtle Rescue Season

With bitter cold weather finally here, sea turtle rescue season turns a corner. An update from our sea turtle rescue team. ...

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press release - November 29, 2017
‘Turtles Fly Too’ — Part 2!

With more than 180 hypothermic sea turtles rescued from Cape Cod, a second group of 30 re-warmed reptiles was flown south by volunteer pilots today. ...

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in the news - November 27, 2017
Turtle Fly Over the Holidays, Too

On one of the busiest air travel days of the year, a volunteer pilot flew 30 critically endangered rescued sea turtles from Boston to Baltimore on a private jet. ...

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sea turtle rescue - November 15, 2017
Turtle Stranding Season Begins

It's looking like winter at our Sea Turtle Hospital. The first hypothermic sea turtles of the season have washed up on Cape Cod. ...

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sea turtle rescue - August 25, 2017
Summertime Success: Sea Turtle Release

Three endangered sea turtles that had stranded on Cape Cod late last autumn due to hypothermia and other life-threatening medical conditions finally completed their long rehab at the New England...

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sea turtle rescue - August 10, 2017
Loggerheads Ready for Release

Two loggerhead sea turtles were pulled from their tanks for probably their last physical exam before their release sometime in the next two weeks. ...

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sea turtle rescue - March 9, 2017
Six Sea Turtles Released

Ahead of late winter snow storms, six rescued sea turtles had the right idea. ...

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sea turtle rescue - December 16, 2016
Third Largest Stranding Season

This is the third largest volume of turtles we've treated in a single season — but not by much. Meet some of our patients. ...

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sea turtle rescue - December 9, 2016
52 Endangered Sea Turtles Fly to Florida

This season Aquarium rescuers are in the midst of the fourth largest sea turtle stranding season. Recently, they had to make room for some new patients by coordinating the largest ...

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sea turtle rescue - November 28, 2016
Saving Sea Turtles in Unlikely Places

After a slow start, the annual late-autumn sea turtle stranding season has kicked in on Cape Cod... and some other unusual places. ...

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sea turtle rescue - October 27, 2016
Sea Turtle Rescue Season Begins

The first rescued sea turtle patient is now getting care at our Animal Care Center in Quincy. Here's what happens with new arrivals. ...

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press release - July 15, 2016
Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release

After nearly eight months of rehab at the New England Aquarium’s sea turtle hospital, this endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle was released off Cape Cod. See what makes this turtle so special. ...

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