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Green Sea Turtles head back to sea after rehab at Texas State Aquarium

Posted at 5:21 PM, Jun 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-10 18:21:40-04

A group of Green Sea Turtles are now safely back in the wild thanks to the Texas State Aquarium.  

The turtles were found stranded on area beaches after recent high winds and heavy sea state and have since been nursed back to health at the aquarium.  

After rehabilitation in our Wildlife Rescue Center, these 15 stranded green sea turtles were ready to return to the…

Posted by Texas State Aquarium on Monday, June 10, 2019


Today, 15 turtles were loaded into plastic bins and transported to the Padre Island National Seashore. From there, they’ll be headed to the Gulf of Mexico.