Currents

Dec 14

Olaf

Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Stranding Location: Cape Cod, Massachusetts Arrival Date: 11/29/2021 Age: Juvenile Weight: 2.9 kg (6.83 lbs) Case History Olaf stranded on November 25 in Cape Cod in Wellfleet, Massachusetts due to cold stunning. They were transported to the New England Aquarium they received fluids, vitamins…
Dec 14

Hans

Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Stranding Location: Cape Cod, Massachusetts Arrival Date: 11/29/2021 Age: Juvenile Weight: 2.2 kg (4.84 lbs) Case History Hans stranded on November 25 in Brewster in Cape Cod, Massachusetts due to cold-stunning. They were transported to the New England Aquarium they received fluids, vitamins and…
Dec 10

Bruni

Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Stranding Location: Cape Cod, Massachusetts Arrival Date: 11/29/2021 Age: Juvenile Weight: 2.2 kg (4.84 lbs) Case History Bruni stranded on Ryder Beach in Cape Cod, Massachusetts due to cold stunning. They were transported to the New England Aquarium they received fluids, vitamins and antibiotics.…
Dec 10

Ana

Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Stranding Location: Cape Cod, Massachusetts Arrival Date: 11/29/2021 Age: Juvenile Weight: 1.80 kg (3.96 lbs) Case History Ana stranded on Ryder Beach in Cape Cod, Massachusetts due to cold stunning. They were transported to the New England Aquarium they received fluids, vitamins and antibiotics.…
Dec 10

Elsa

Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Stranding Location: Cape Cod, Massachusetts Arrival Date: 11/29/2021 Age: Juvenile Weight: 1.42 kg (3.1 lbs) Case History Elsa stranded on Ryder Beach in Cape Cod, Massachusetts due to cold stunning. They were transported to the New England Aquarium they received fluids, vitamins and antibiotics.…
Nov 30

Giving Tuesday: Support Animal Care

Dear Aquarium family, My name is Whitney Daniel, and I discovered my life’s work through my connection with animals. My love of wildlife started at a young age, and my dreams came true in 2011 when I was hired as a sea turtle biologist for the Sea Turtle Care…
May 24
Visibly ill juvenile green sea turtle with a wound on the left, front flipper rests on a purple towel

Druzy

Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Stranding Location: Myrtle Beach State Park, South Carolina Arrival Date: 5/14/2021 Age: Juvenile Weight: 4.8 kg (10.5 lbs) Case History Druzy was caught by a fisher in Myrtle Beach State Park. The fisher called the state park staff to help them out with…
Apr 08
Amber, visibly ill green sea turtle, is admitted to the Sea Turtle Care Center.

Amber

Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Stranding Location: St. Pierre’s Creek, between Bailey and Edisto Island, SC Arrival Date: 3/31/2021 Age: Juvenile Weight: 6.6. lbs (3.1 kgs) Case History Amber was found floating and struggling to dive in St. Pierre’s Creek in between Bailey and Edisto Islands. The South…
Apr 05
two North American river otters at South Carolina Aquarium

Introducing Our Two New Otters

As a plan more than two years in the making comes to fruition, the South Carolina Aquarium is thrilled to introduce our two newest residents, both North American river otters! As members of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the Aquarium…
Mar 05

Emerald

Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Stranding Location: North Myrtle Beach, SC Arrival Date: 3/3/2021 Age: Juvenile Weight: 5.74 lbs (2.61 kg) Case History Emerald was found washed ashore in North Myrtle Beach (NMB) by two NMB Sea Turtle Patrol volunteers, Tim and Denise Lint, while walking on a quiet stretch of beach.…
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