Animal Rescue Update: Sea Turtles Released in Florida

Last week, our Animal Rescue team traveled down to Florida to release 16 rehabilitated sea turtles!

Published April 19, 2016

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After stopping at Virginia Aquarium to pick up 10 sea turtles from our stranding partners, a team of National Aquarium staff and volunteers drove down to the Florida coast to release six of our rehabilitated sea turtle patients! 

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A Historic Year

2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the National Aquarium’s Animal Rescue program. In celebration of this milestone, we’ll be sharing highlights of our work over the last two decades! 

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Stay tuned for more stories from our team!

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New scarlet macaw in the upland tropical rainforest. Animal Update: Macaw-esome Pair in Upland Tropical Rain Forest

Next time you visit, keep your eyes peeled for the Aquarium’s two new residents—a blue and gold macaw and a scarlet macaw!

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