Tag: conservation

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Feb2015
This week we are meeting Alyssa to learn about caring for sea turtles in the wild.Hi there! My name is Alyssa and I am a Park Ranger at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area. I’m not originally from North Carolina. I moved here from Pennsylvania about 4 years ago for an ... Read More

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Feb2015
Plastics, Marine Debris and a Healthy Ocean It’s no secret, the ocean is a wonderful place. We use it for recreation, to support our economy through tourism and seafood, and it serves as a home for thousands of species of wildlife from the largest whales to smallest microorganisms. A ... Read More

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Jan2015

See You Later Alligator!

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January 28, 2015
This week we are talking about a relative of the sea turtle: the alligator! Want to know how they're related? Check out our lesson Reptilian Requirements. In North Carolina, we are very lucky to see Alligators in our backyard because we are at the northern part of their ... Read More

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Jan2015
Welcome back and Happy New Year! Our first blog post for the year features some special guests at the Aquarium. Right now, the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is caring for nearly 20 endangered sea turtles. The sea turtles were injured in a mass cold-stunning event along the New ... Read More

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Nov2014

The Diamondback Terrapin

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November 13, 2014
This week we have a post from UNCW professor, Dr. Amanda Southwood Williard.Sea turtles are not the only reptiles that live in salty habitats. Saltwater crocodiles, marine iguanas and sea snakes make coastal waters their home. There are also ... Read More

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