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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. The turtles still in temporary residence at the Aquarium are ... 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 in a mass cold-stunning event along the New England coast ... Read More

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Mar2014
Photo credit: DJ Struntz The boat rocked gently, adrift in the Gulf Stream. A small crew from the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher watched as their co-worker lifted a juvenile loggerhead sea turtle from a holding area and ... Read More

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Mar2014
BY THE NUMBERS Average hatch weight of Aqua, Carolina and Kure: .51 ounces Average hatch length of Aqua, Carolina and Kure: 1.8 inches Average weight of Aqua, Carolina and Kure release: 13.7 pounds Average curved shell length of Aqua, Carolina and Kure at release: 15 inches Miles traveled by Carolina in first 10 days: 781 Miles traveled by Kure in first 10 days: 489

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Mar2014
Searching for a special gift for a child, or perhaps an animal lover, on your holiday list? The North Carolina Aquariums’ new Adopt-An-Animal program helps you give a thoughtful present sure to make them smile.The recently launched Adopt-An-Animal program offers a year-long adoption of popular Aquarium animals — alligators, otters, sea horses, sea turtles and sharks. Your tax-deductible contribution helps ... Read More

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Mar2014
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by Megan / March 7, 2014 / Blog
Welcome! Do you love sea turtles? Do you teach science, technology, engineering, art or math (STEAM)? Let the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher guide your STEAM explorations with sea turtles.The Sea Turtle Exploration blog helps educators engage students in the fundamentals of STEAM through ready-to-use lesson plans, weekly blog posts and lots of information.Weekly posts, ... Read More

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