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Jun 20

Omelet

Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Stranding Location: ACE Basin, SC Arrival Date: 6/10/24 Age: Juvenile Sex: Unknown Weight: 2.4 kg (5.28 lbs) Case History This juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtle was found by South Carolina Department of Natural Resources biologists during an inshore trammel net survey in the ACE…
Jun 13

Bagel

Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Stranding Location: Garden City Pier, SC Arrived: 6/5/24 Age: Juvenile Sex: Unknown Weight: 2.59 kg (5.7 lbs) Case History This juvenile Kemp’s ridley was hooked by a fisherman on the Garden City Pier. While the hook was easily removed at the pier, the turtle…
Jun 13

Maple Syrup

Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Stranding Location: Folly Beach Fishing Pier, SC Arrival Date: 6/4/24 Age: Juvenile Sex: Unknown Weight: 3.06 kg (6.75 lbs) Case History Maple Syrup was accidently hooked by an angler on the Folly Beach Fishing Pier late at night. The South Carolina Department of Natural…
Jun 07

Granola

Green (Chelonia mydas) Stranding Location: North Myrtle Beach, SC Arrival Date: 5/14/24 Age: Juvenile Sex: Unknown Weight: 3.32 kg (7.32 lbs) Case History This juvenile green sea turtle was found stranded in a tidal pool at Briarcliffe Beach in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. When turtles are really…
Jun 06

Waffle

Green (Chelonia mydas) Stranding Location: Garden City, SC Arrival Date: 4/30/24 Age: Juvenile Sex: Unknown Weight: 1.97 kg (4.33 lbs.) Case History This little green stranded on the beach in Garden City, and it was clear that s/he needed to come to the Sea Turtle Care Center™ for…
Jun 06

Grits

Green (Chelonia mydas) Stranding Location: Shem Creek, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina Arrival Date: 5/15/2024 Age: Juvenile Sex: Unknown Weight: 2.89 kg (6.37 lbs) Case History This juvenile green sea turtle was found floating in Shem Creek and concerned members of the public contacted South Carolina Department of Natural Resources to…
Apr 30

Frittata

Green (Chelonia mydas) Stranding Location: North Myrtle Beach, SC Arrival Date: 4/20/24 Age: Juvenile Sex: Unknown Weight: 5.6 kg (12.32 lbs) Case History A juvenile green sea turtle was found stranded along the shoreline near a fishing pier in North Myrtle Beach. The South Carolina Department of Natural…
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