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Roanoke Island What's New

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Visit New Otter Olive at North Carolina Aquarium

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is delighted to invite guests to meet new North American river otter, “Olive.”  Olive has become accustomed to her new home under the careful care of the aquarium’s husbandry and veterinary teams. She is regaining her health and strength after suffering an injury that rendered her non-releasable in the wild. “We’ve been working with her behind the scenes and during non-public hours to acclimate her to her new... Read More

New otter “Olive” residing at North Carolina Aquarium

  The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is delighted to welcome a new otter into its fold.  Olive is a female North American river otter that came into the aquarium’s care from a wildlife rehabber in Scotland County who took her in following an injury.    Olive is currently behind the scenes in an area reserved for newly arrived animals, which allows husbandry staff the ability to continue to treat and observe her. Due to health... Read More
at Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Sea turtle rescued near Manteo being treated at STAR Center

 STAR Center Manager Amber Hitt administers antibiotics to a loggerhead sea turtle recently rescued near Manteo. A 189-lb loggerhead sea turtle that was recovered near the Manteo public boat ramp dock is being treated at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island. The turtle arrived at the aquarium’s Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center on Sunday after being spotted drifting near shore. A Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer and volunteer from the Network for... Read More
at Thursday, October 24, 2019

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