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Sea Turtles of the World: 7 Living Species You Need to Know

Sea turtles are charismatic animals. For more than 100 million years, they have been roaming the seas, covering vast distances across the world’s oceans, and filling a vital role in the balance of marine habitats. Today, seven species of sea turtles are recognised and can be found in every ocean around the world – six … Continued

RESCUED TURTLE RESPONDING WELL TO TREATMENT

RESCUED TURTLE RESPONDING WELL TO TREATMENT A stranded sea turtle is responding well to treatment at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. The 20cms long juvenile was discovered on Gwithian Beach near Hayle at the beginning of January, with a large number of goose barnacles attached to her shell. Initially there were fears the turtle was so … Continued

TURTLE WEEK HALF TERM EVENT 12th-21st FEB!!!

TURTLE AWARENESS WEEK AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is running a Turtle Awareness Week throughout the half-term holidays (February 12th-21st). The aquarium operates one of the most successful sea turtle rehabilitation and release programmes in the UK and is currently caring for a young loggerhead turtle which stranded on a Cornish beach … Continued

STRANDED TURTLE UPDATE

The young turtle found stranded at Gwithian Bay last week, continues to survive and is slowly responding to treatment at the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay. Staff are still working around the clock to provide care for it and have managed to get the turtle’s temperature up as planned, which is limited to being raised by … Continued

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