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A juvenile sea turtle posing on a white towel.

Plastic Pollution Has Detrimental Effects on Young Sea Turtles

We follow the cases of three young sea turtle patients who battled with plastic pollution. While two did not make it, one juvenile turtle is on her way to making an amazing recovery.

Herps & Aquatics keepers handling a stingray before a CT scan.

Wheeler the Stingray Gets a CT Scan

Wheeler, our 3-year-old southern stingray, turned our L3Harris Animal Care Center into a regular Ray’s Anatomy episode when he tried out our new CT machine. While various species of turtles and an iguana have tested out the machine prior to Wheeler, the stingray introduced a much bigger challenge than the other Zoo residents: His need to be submerged in a tank of water.