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‘Tis the Sea-son to Share the Magic!

What better way to spread the magic of the holiday sea-son than by sharing our love of animals with the community? This month, with the help of some of our reptile residents and Pippen the barn owl, Aquarium team members brought the fun to our friends at the MUSC Children’s Hospital, Pattison’s Academy, the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Windwood Farms. What a joy it was to spend time with such […]

Cavin

Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Stranding Location: Cape Cod, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 2.4 kg (~5 lb.)
Case History
Cavin is one of fifteen sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on November 20, 2014. This Kemp’s ridley was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia and recovered (alive or dead) from the beaches and nearshore waters of Massachusetts during an unprecedented cold-stunning […]

Bud

Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Stranding Location: Brewster, Barnstable County, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 3.0 kg (~6 lb.)
Case History
Bud is one of fifteen sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on November 20, 2014. This Kemp’s ridley was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia and recovered (alive or dead) from the beaches and nearshore waters of Massachusetts during an unprecedented […]

Chiquita

Green (Chelonia mydas)
Stranding Location: Cape Cod, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 3.0 kg (~6 lb.)
Case History
Chiquita is one of fifteen sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on November 20, 2014. This green sea turtle was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia and recovered (alive or dead) from the beaches and nearshore waters of Massachusetts during an unprecedented cold-stunning […]

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