July 22, 2018

NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher continuing to rehabilitate sea turtles

FORT FISHER, NC (WWAY) — The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is continuing to rehabilitate a group of Loggerhead sea turtles they received at the beginning of the year.

The turtles suffer from cold-stunning, which makes them lethargic which can cause the turtles to wash ashore.

Due to the aquariums efforts, three out of the eight cold-stunned sea turtles have been listed as healthy and released back into the ocean.

“The turtles are lots better,” said Special Activities Guide Lauren Avery. “They’re eating more, we do have three of them that have been released already out of the eight. The 5 remaining

Source: http://www.wwaytv3.com/2013/01/20/nc-aquarium-fort-fisher-continuing-to-rehabilitate-sea-turtles