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World Turtle Celebration Kicks-off Memorial Day Weekend

Celebrate Terrific Turtles from the Land, Streams and Sea

CHARLESTON, S.C. — May 19, 2014 — What better way to honor one of the most endearing and symbolic animals of America’s native wildlife than joining the South Carolina Aquarium for World Word Turtle Celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 24-25, 2014.

Turtle-riffic activities include:
See may turtle species as you journey through more than 60 exhibits inside the Aquarium
Visit fun educational stations focusing [...]

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    Eddie, a Green Sea Turtle, Taking Flight to the Lone Star State

Eddie, a Green Sea Turtle, Taking Flight to the Lone Star State

Green Sea Turtle Eddie Finds New Home at Sea Life Aquarium
CHARLESTON, S.C. — May 12, 2014 — A Threatened sea turtle found floating off the coast of South Carolina more than a year ago is getting a second chance at life.  Eddie, a juvenile green sea turtle treated at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program, can never be released back into the wild due to a buoyancy problem.  Eddie is taking [...]

The Next Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Edmund’s Oast

The South Carolina Aquarium and Edmund’s Oast Team Up for Fish for the Future

CHARLESTON, S.C. — May 8, 2014 — Celebrate sustainable seafood at one of Charleston’s hot new restaurants, Edmund’s Oast, at the next South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner taking place May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. This unique dinner, held on Edmund’s Oast’s outside patio, will feature six courses expertly prepared by Executive Chef Andy Henderson. Each course will highlight sustainable [...]

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    Join the South Carolina Aquarium for the First Public Sea Turtle Release of the Year

Join the South Carolina Aquarium for the First Public Sea Turtle Release of the Year

Large Loggerhead Huntington Ready to Return to the Deep Blue Sea

CHARLESTON, S.C. — April 5, 2014—Grab a friend and head out to see the first public sea turtle release of the year. Huntington, a 177-pound loggerhead sea turtle, will be returned to the ocean at 4:30 p.m. today, May 5, 2014 at the Isle of Palms County Park. The release is being held in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural [...]

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