From the upland tropical rain forest to the wild extremes of Australia, the National Aquarium is home to almost a dozen unique species of turtles.
When marine animals are brought into the Animal Rescue program, the ultimate goal is to treat them to be eventually released back into the wild.
In honor of the 25th anniversary of our Animal Rescue program, we’re breaking down what it actually takes to rehabilitate the animals in our care:
In honor of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sea Turtle Week, we remember the story of Cougar, a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle and the longest resident in our Animal Rescue program!
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