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Hypothermic sea turtles at New England Aquarium. (Photo courtesy: WBZ-TV's Kate Merrill)

2012 Could Be A Record For Sea Turtle Strandings In Cape Cod Bay

The brisk rate at which the cold-stunned turtles are washing ashore this year has packed a local rescue hospital and threatens the regional strandings record.

12/08/2012

Hypothermic sea turtles at New England Aquarium. (Photo courtesy: WBZ-TV's Kate Merrill)

Rescued Turtles Traveling To Florida

Almost three dozen sea turtles rescued on Cape Cod are on their way to sunny Florida.

12/07/2012

Hypothermic sea turtles at New England Aquarium. (Photo courtesy: WBZ-TV's Kate Merrill)

New England Aquarium Taking In Hypothermic Sea Turtles From Cape Cod

It is the beginning of sea turtle stranding season on Cape Cod and the aquarium has already taken in six hypothermic turtles.

11/08/2012

An orange and black lobster found in Salem on Halloween. (Photo courtesy: New England Aquarium)

Trick-Or-Treat? Salem Lobsterman Finds Rare Orange And Black Lobster

No, this is not the Aquarium playing a Halloween trick! A lobster with an orange side and a black side, perfectly split down the middle, has just arrived in its appropriate Halloween colors.

10/31/2012

The dead finback whale in Boston Harbor. (Photo credit: Jon Davis)

Dead Finback Whale Found In Boston Harbor

A dead whale was spotted near Deer Island in Boston Harbor on Sunday.

10/07/2012

Sea turtle rescued on Cape Cod (Photo credit: Mass Audubon)

Rescued 7-Foot Sea Turtle Released Off Cape Cod

A giant turtle that was rescued off the tip of Cape Cod was released back into the wild on Saturday.

09/23/2012

NEAQ workers transport Myrtle via elevator to her temporary new home. (Photo from NEAQ)

Myrtle The 560-Lb. Turtle, Others Moved As Aquarium Renovations Get Underway

Preparations have begun as New England Aquarium prepares to renovate their centerpiece giant ocean tank.

09/11/2012

(Photo Credit: New England Aquarium)

NEAQ Staff Plans 10-Hour Drive To Release 17 Endangered Sea Turtles

Seventeen endangered sea turtles rescued last autumn off of Cape Cod are about to be re-released into the wild.

06/09/2012

(Photo Credit: New England Aquarium)

Rescued Baby Fur Seal At NE Aquarium Needs A Name

The New England Aquarium is seeking the public’s help to name a recently rescued northern fur seal pup.

05/24/2012

(Credit: PCCS image. Taken under NOAA CFR 222.310, with authority of the ESA)

Stranded Cape Cod Sea Turtles Released

Five sea turtles that were rescued after stranding on Cape Cod are set to be released in waters off South Carolina.

04/28/2012

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