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Bon Voyage Scooter & Tex!

Posted on Aug 2, 2012

Bon Voyage Scooter & Tex!

  On Monday, July 23rd, Scooter & Tex the Kemp's ridley sea turtles will be adopted out to the Phoenix Wildlife World Zoo    and Aquarium. They are both missing flippers due to predator attacks and are non-releasable turtles. We are sad to see them go but we're very excited that they will be able to carry on our mission of education to people in other states!      ...

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Come to a Turtle Release!

Posted on Aug 2, 2012

Come to a Turtle Release!

Saturday, May 12th at 6pm We will be releasing Sammi, the rehabilitated Atlantic Green sea turtle into South Bay with American Diving. To make reservations call (956) 761-4243. The sunset dolphin cruise / sea turtle release costs $10.00 for adults and children. American Diving is located toward the south end of the island in Sea Ranch Marina across from Schlitterbahn. Arrive early - the boat leaves promptly at 6:00 pm on...

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Turtle Days Begin

Posted on Aug 2, 2012

Turtle Days Begin

Our Kemp's ridley nesting season began on April 12, 2012! This is the official start of turtle days! We happily celebrate the arrival of our momma turtles by raising our Turtle Days Flag at the South Padre Island Visitor center! Next time you stop by the visitor center, look up and check it out! And of course, if you see a nesting sea turtle on South Padre Island, please call:...

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Come to a Turtle Release!

Posted on Apr 10, 2012

Come to a Turtle Release!

  Monday, April 2nd at 6pm We will be releasing rehabilitated sea turtles into South Bay with American Diving. To make reservations, call (956) 761-4243. The sunset dolphin cruise/sea turtle release costs $16.00 for adults and $13.00 for children. American Diving is located on the south end of the island in Sea Ranch Marina across from Schlitterbahn. Arrive early - the boat leaves promptly at 6:00 pm on...

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