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Sea Turtles

Acupuncture performed on sea turtle in Quincy. (Photo from Carl Stevens)

Sea Turtles Get Acupuncture Treatment In Quincy

The hope is that acupuncture will help get two injured turtles back into the sea.

05/13/2013

Crews prepare a sea turtle for its release.

Rehabbed Sea Turtles Head South Months After Cape Strandings

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.

04/06/2013

Rescued sea turtles. (Photo from Chris Gobeille)

Sea Turtles Rescued From South Shore Beaches

Sea turtles typically wash up on Cape Cod, but this week, two made rare appearances on the South Shore.

12/18/2012

Five aquariums and wildlife recovery facilities including Sea World, offloaded 35 endangered sea turtles from a Coast Guard C-130J in Orlando, Fla., (Photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Sarah B. Foster)

New England Sea Turtles Arrive In Florida

Almost three dozen rescued sea turtles are now basking in the Florida sunshine.

12/09/2012

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

(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

Ten sea turtles have been released off the Cape.

10 Rescued Turtles Released Off Cape Cod

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.

08/13/2011

Ten sea turtles have been released off the Cape.

Endangered Sea Turtles To Be Released On The Cape

A boat was headed out Friday night to release 10 endangered sea turtles back into the wild.

08/12/2011

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