April 11, 2008

Interesting Article on the Sea Turtle Rescue Program and Fort Fisher Aquarium

Three injured turtles pass test swimmingly
For the first time in nearly seven months, Bradley was able to stretch her flippers and go for a swim. Well, her two good flippers, a front flipper that was partially detached and the stump of where a fourth flipper used to be.

But that wasn't slowing down the 100-pound loggerhead sea turtle as she motored around the 6,500-gallon tank at the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher...

Star News Article

This story got me thinking about my favorite Pleasure Island YouTube video. If you haven't seen this video of sea turtles hatching and coming to the surface, you really need to find 6 minutes to watch it...well worth the time. Enjoy!!
Loggerhead Hatchling Video
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