Our Mission

At Sea Turtle Inc., our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured sea turtles, educate the public, and assist with conservation efforts for all marine turtle species.

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Laser Treatment Helps Sea Turtles

By Teresa Shumaker The staff at Sea Turtle, Inc. has reduced the healing time by half for several injured sea turtles. How? With the use of medical low-level laser therapy (LLLT), also called cold therapy, which is a non-invasive medical treatment. LLLT...

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Guardrail Turtles are on Display!

The uniquely designed Guardrail Turtle dedications are now adorning Turtle Drive! Turtle Drive is the new road on the north side of our existing building, which will eventually lead to our new Education Center, Gift Shop, Amphitheater, and tanks. For a...

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2016 Calendar Photo Contest

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is that time of year! Do you have adorable pictures of sea turtles hatchlings from South Padre? Do you want your pictures to be seen by turtle lovers around the world? Do you want a free copy of our 2016 calendar? Well, we need...

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From Nest to Ocean: a Hatchling Story

Story and photos by Teresa Shumaker Did you ever wonder how the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle hatchlings make their way from the bottom of their nest to the beach and ocean? It is quite an interesting process. When a female sea turtle lays her nest, she...

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Recognition Corner : Students

By Kat Lillie As we raise money for our new building, we are touched by the generous donations from sea turtle lovers all over the world, especially from students. It gives Sea Turtle, Inc. such hope to see children of all ages coming together to...

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Allison's Bricks are back!

Due to popular demand, we have brought back Allison's Walkway Bricks that can be personalized! Help pave the future of our new building! Allison, our one-flippered sea turtle, will have her very own exercise tank where she can swim while...

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