New Arrivals from New England Aquarium
In close partnership with the New England Aquarium, our Animal Rescue staff has admitted five green sea turtles for long-term rehabilitation. These patients are considered mostly stable at this time. Our team’s main priority is to get the turtles on a strong, consistent eating schedule.
One of our recent patients, Bumblebee, is suffering from a hyoid fracture, which is rather rare in sea turtles. We’re happy to report Bumblebee is responding well to treatment and recently began eating on his own!
Zippity Zap Update
We’re sad to report that Zippity Zap's health declined rapidly last week and she has lost her year-long battle with severe pneumonia.
Zap was by far our most critical patient from the 2014/2015 cold stun season. A full necropsy (animal autopsy) has been performed by our Animal Health team. Initial results indicate Zap’s condition was chronical. Full results are still pending.
Stay tuned for more updates from our team!