More than 500 baby sea turtles hitched a ride with the U.S. Coast Guard Thursday afternoon for a second chance at life.
Found weak and floating on his side in the waters off the Keys, OD the green sea turtle was rescued and rehabilitated for almost five years and is now living it up in his new home in Las Vegas.
A South Florida sea turtle has found a new home in Sin City. OD was shipped via FedEx and arrived in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thursday afternoon.
After months of care and recovery, a 320-pound rescued green sea turtle will make a 2,400-mile trip to his new home in Sin City.
A young turtle found floating in a weed patch off the coast of the Keys is expected to make a full recovery.
There’s nothing like a sunny vacation in southern Florida in the middle of December – especially if you’re a sea turtle from the Cape Cod area.
More than 100 hundred eggs recovered from a now-deceased female hawksbill turtle are not viable, according to officials.
Nearly 60,000 loggerhead turtle nests were found this year along Florida’s beaches, making it one of the strongest years in the last decade.
“Good Hope”, a female hawksbill sea turtle that was airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to Turtle Hospital in Marathon, unexpectedly died Tuesday morning.
“Good Hope”, the female hawksbill sea turtle airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to Turtle Hospital in the Keys, was recovering Saturday and producing eggs, officials said.