Category: sea turtle
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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The Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island has admitted 12 new sea turtles within the past week because of cold-stunning, a condition which is similar to hypothermia. Cold-stunning is caused by dropping water temperatures and renders these aquatic reptiles unable to properly swim.
When temperatures fall, volunteers with the Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (NEST) and National Park...
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Thursday, October 24, 2019
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...
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
It’s good to be home. Onlookers cheered as six sea turtles rehabilitated at the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center were released back to the ocean on Saturday, May 4. Two green sea turtles and four loggerheads made their way back home during the release at the Frisco Bathhouse beach access, part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
Staff from the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island worked alongside volunteers from the Network for Endangered Sea...
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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