Sea Turtles

Each year up to 150 sea turtles are rescued from Cape Cod beaches. (Karen Twomey/WBZ)

Dozens Of Sea Turtles Rescued From Cape Cod Beaches

In recent days 45 sea turtles washed ashore beaches on Cape Cod. The young turtles don’t yet know how to properly make their migration, and as a result they were stranded.

11/17/2014

One of the endangered sea turtles stranded on Cape Cod (Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ)

Critically Endangered Sea Turtles Stranded On Cape Cod

Biologists at the New England Aquarium’s rehab facility in Quincy are nursing nearly a dozen sea turtles back to health after they were stranded on Cape Cod beaches.

11/09/2014

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Have A Romantic Vacation In Hawaii

While some romantic activities in Hawaii seem obvious, such as a sunset promenade along Waikiki Beach or watching the sunrise at Haleakala, there are many other great ways to reaffirm a couple’s love for one another.

10/29/2014

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

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