Category: NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

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Sep2014
For Julie, a normal day at the Aquarium includes caring for alligators, stingrays and hatchling sea turtles. After getting her feet wet as a volunteer while a student at UNCW, Julie later became the lead aquarist in charge of many of the reptiles and amphibians at the NC Aquarium at ... Read More

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Sep2014
What would you do for an opportunity to work with sea turtles every day? Working with sea turtles is part of what Carol, a member of the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher’s husbandry staff, does for a living. Carol cares for sea turtles, alligators, amphibians and even stingrays each day.Carol ... Read More

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Aug2014
Have you ever wanted to be a marine biologist? What animal would you want to study? Dolphins? Sea Turtles? Sharks? My name is Megan and I am an Education Program Specialist at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher and I get to learn about them all!I decided ... Read More

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Mar2014
A hidden nest, a perilous trek, a temporary home and a Coast Guard escort make the successful release of two loggerhead sea turtles by the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher quite an epic tale.The sea turtles began their journey in August 2012, when they ... Read More

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Mar2014

And the winner is…

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March 31, 2014
The green sea turtle spent Friday morning swimming near a round observation window at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Eager visitors snapped photos, while small children pressed faces to glass to get eye-to-eye with the animal. There was no way ... Read More

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Mar2014

Womble Goes Home

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March 31, 2014
N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher summer campers paraded on to the beach at the Fort Fisher Recreation Area Thursday. Leading their way was a special friend, a healthy green sea turtle that had been found on the same beach in May, ... Read More

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Mar2014

Name that Turtle!

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March 31, 2014
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE TURTLE NAME HERE! Time to play the name game! The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher invites the public to help name a curious green sea turtle currently living in the Cape Fear Shoals ... Read More

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Mar2014
A rehabilitated green sea turtle will be released by the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher on Thursday, July 18 at 10 a.m. on the beach at the Fort Fisher Recreation Area. The release will take place near the pedestrian access ... Read More

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Mar2014
The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher continues to care for several cold-stunned sea turtles that arrived at the Aquarium on New Years Day from New England. Some of the loggerhead sea turtles recovered quickly and were returned to the sea. ... Read More

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Mar2014
The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher opened its doors to eight loggerhead sea turtles on New Year’s Day. A traveling-turtle relay hop scotched the ailing group of sea turtles more than 800 miles to receive dedicated medical care. The animals were injured ... Read More

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