Sea Turtle Stranding Season Off to Busy Start
When we started getting cold-stunned sea turtles much earlier than usual—we had an inkling it was going to be a busy season.
We have now rescued or recovered well over 600 cold-stunned sea turtles and we still have December ahead of us! It's already our second biggest year ever.
Several Surprises & One Deep Freeze
The idea that this fall’s cold-stun sea turtle period could prove to be a memorable one began when turtles began stranding in mid-October, about two weeks earlier than expected.
Then two more surprises happened.
2018 Season Stats
As of December 01, 2018
→ Total sea turtles found: 647
→ Total sea turtles alive: 363
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