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Advocacy - June 16, 2022
Sea Turtle Rescue Assistance Act

Make your voice heard in support of sea turtle rescue. ...

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Sea Turtle Rescue - June 9, 2022
Sea Turtle Week

Happy Sea Turtle Week! From June 8 through June 16, we celebrate Sea Turtle Week. ...

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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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At the Aquarium - December 26, 2019
Sea Turtle Is Immense in Ice

A 16-foot-long, 6-foot-wide, 7-foot-tall loggerhead sea turtle, in a coral reef scene with seaweed and schools of fishes, has been created on the Aquarium's front plaza on Central Wharf. ...

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Sea Turtle Rescue - December 18, 2019
As Stranding Season Nears End, Sea Turtle Rescues Reach 195

November and December's chilly winds and cooling temperatures have resulted in 195 hypothermic sea turtles being rescued from Cape Cod beaches and taken to the New England Aquarium’s Animal Care...

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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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Giant Ocean Tank - May 23, 2019
Sea Turtle Spotlight

The New England Aquarium is home to three well known sea turtles—Myrtle, Carolina, and Retread—but they're just the tip of the sea turtle iceberg. ...

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Aquarium Animals - May 16, 2019
Protecting Endangered Species

The New England Aquarium and our Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life are dedicated to keeping the ocean healthy and helping endangered species not just survive, but thrive. ...

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At the Aquarium - February 15, 2019
N.H. Girl Visits Turtles After Raising Money for Them

Heidi Bell, a 10-year-old New Hampshire girl who has raised nearly $1,800 selling turtle-themed crafts for sea turtle rescue, visited the New England Aquarium’s marine animal hospital in Quincy. ...

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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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Aquarium Animals - December 6, 2017
Naptime for Turtles

With dark and cold conditions aplenty, it’s certainly a good time for a nap. And no one does napping better than the sea turtles of the Giant Ocean Tank! ...

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Aquarium Animals - June 16, 2017
Sea Turtle Week

NOAA is celebrating Sea Turtle Week to raise awareness for these amazing ocean animals and the threats that they face in the wild. Celebrate with us by swimming with some of the Giant Ocean Tank...

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Giant Ocean Tank - January 20, 2017
The Big Three

There are three turtles in the Giant Ocean Tank. Can you tell them apart? ...

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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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Aquarium Animals - June 23, 2016
Myrtle Loves Shell Scratches

Did you know our sea turtles get back scratches? Sometimes the divers offer scratches, and sometimes the turtles take measures into their own flippers. ...

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