The hope is that acupuncture will help get two injured turtles back into the sea.
After spending the winter rehabilitating from hypothermia, 46 endangered and threatened sea turtles that were rescued off of Cape Cod last fall are headed for warmer waters.
Sea turtles typically wash up on Cape Cod, but this week, two made rare appearances on the South Shore.
Almost three dozen rescued sea turtles are now basking in the Florida sunshine.
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.
Almost three dozen sea turtles rescued on Cape Cod are on their way to sunny Florida.
It is the beginning of sea turtle stranding season on Cape Cod and the aquarium has already taken in six hypothermic turtles.
Five sea turtles that were rescued after stranding on Cape Cod are set to be released in waters off South Carolina.
Workers from the New England Aquarium have released 10 endangered sea turtles back into the wild, months after they were rescued after stranding themselves on Cape Cod.
A boat was headed out Friday night to release 10 endangered sea turtles back into the wild.
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