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Growing Algae for Sea Turtles

Our Sea Turtle Healing Center team has started growing algae for their patients! Diet is so important for recovering patients.

Meet McNubbins the Green Sea Turtle

McNubbins the green sea turtle calls Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center home for now. This turtle is not releasable.

Releasing Banana the Green Sea Turtle After 14-Month Stay

After an intense 14-month stay at our Sea Turtle Healing Center, a juvenile green sea turtle with a sweet name will have an even sweeter end to their rehabilitation journey with us!

Lending a Flipper to Another Sea Turtle Patient

Our Sea Turtle Healing Center recently lent a flipper to another rehabilitation facility looking for a specialized treatment for one of their sea turtle patients. 

Releasing Spicy Hawaiian and Benjamin

Our first sea turtle patient of 2023, Spicy Hawaiian, is set to go home to the ocean along with our 100th green sea turtle patient of 2022, Benjamin, at the Beach ‘N Boards Festival on Friday, March 10 at 4 p.m.

Stromboli the green sea turtle receives an endoscopy by veterinary staff.

Stromboli’s Rehabilitation Story

Green sea turtle Stromboli arrived to our Sea Turtle Healing Center after having consumed a braided line fishing net. Read what our sea turtle and veterinary teams are doing to help this patient.

A green sea turtle

Our 200th Sea Turtle Release

We are thrilled to share with you that our Sea Turtle Healing Center is gearing up to release its 200th sea turtle! Sub-adult green sea turtle Hope is set to be returned to the ocean on Wednesday, January 25 at 11:30 a.m. at Lori Wilson Park in Cocoa Beach.

Juvenile green sea turtle LJ

Releasing LJ and Grindylow

Following successful rehabilitation journeys at our Sea Turtle Healing Center, we plan to return juvenile green sea turtles LJ and Grindylow to the ocean at Lori Wilson Park in Cocoa Beach on Thursday, December 29.