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Sea Turtle Rescue - January 25, 2022
Sea Turtle Saved After Ingesting Stringed Balloon

A Kemp's ridley turtle was recently admitted for treatment at the Aquarium's Sea Turtle Hospital in Quincy, MA after ingesting a balloon string. ...

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Sea Turtle Rescue - November 18, 2021
Turtle Drills: Practice Makes Perfect

On Wednesday, November 17, three critically endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles were found on Cape Cod beaches by Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay and Wildlife Sanctuary volunteers, marking the start of...

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Sea Turtle Rescue - November 9, 2021
Scientists Pioneer Tagging Procedure for Threatened Sea Turtles

Over the next few years, Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life Drs. Kara Dodge and Charlie Innis are hoping to learn enough about the habits and patterns of threatened loggerhead turtles to help save...

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Sea Turtle Rescue - July 30, 2020
A Safe Send-Off for Sea Turtles

Since the beginning of July, the New England Aquarium has successfully released 11 rescued and rehabilitated sea turtles into the open ocean. ...

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Sea Turtle Rescue - March 31, 2020
Virtual Visit: Sea Turtle Hospital Tour

Take a tour of our Quincy Animal Care Center with rescue and rehabilitation staff members Adam and Elisa and see some of the 31 sea turtles that are rehabbing there. ...

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Education - December 9, 2019
First Friday Facebook Live: Sea Turtle Rescue Program

It’s time for another First Friday Facebook Live. This time Nick and Taylor head down to our Quincy facility to discuss the ongoing sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation effort. ...

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Press Release - November 13, 2019
Frigid Weather Brings in First Major Batch of Stranded Sea Turtles

The the sea turtle stranding season on Cape Cod started a little late and slowly, with only one live turtle being rescued each day of the Veterans Day long weekend. But 10 endangered Kemp's Ridley...

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Beyond the Aquarium - October 2, 2019
Turtle Tags: Frequently Asked Questions

Since Munchkin, the giant rescued loggerhead sea turtle, was released off Cape Cod this July, we’ve gotten lots of questions from her fans. Dr. Kara Dodge tackles some of the most frequently asked...

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Sea Turtle Rescue - September 6, 2019
Munchkin’s Journey Update

The days are getting shorter, nights are getting cooler, and we are beginning to transition into fall. Summer has flown by, and Munchkin has wasted no time in finding optimal feeding habitat during...

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Sea Turtle Rescue - July 11, 2019
Successful Release of Six Sea Turtles

It was a summertime send-off on Cape Cod on Wednesday as six rehabilitated sea turtles were successfully released back into the wild. ...

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