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Zoo Cares For Hundreds Of Sea Turtles After Hurricane Disrupts Ocean Waters

A Florida zoo is caring for nearly 300 sea turtles, after Hurricane Leslie disrupted their waters. The Brevard Zoo temporarily took in the green and loggerhead sea turtles until the ocean water conditions improve.
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7 researchers evacuated from Pacific atoll as storm nears

HONOLULU (AP) — Seven researchers have been evacuated from a remote atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands as a powerful hurricane headed their way, officials said Wednesday. A research vessel picked up the seven from French Frigate Shoals, said Kate Toniolo, the acting superintendent of the...
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Australian Sanctuary Throws Adorable 68th Birthday Party For Tortoise

This Galapagos tortoise is making 68 look great, as he chomps down on his birthday cake. The Australian Reptile Park made Hugo a special three-tier cake made of Watermelon, apple and sweet potato. There was even a hibiscus flower to top the tropical dessert.
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Devastating toxic algae bloom plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. (AP) — Tons of dead fish. A smell so awful you gag with one inhale. Empty beaches, empty roads, empty restaurants. A toxic algae bloom has overrun Florida's southern Gulf Coast this summer, devastating sea life and driving people from the water. "I've never seen it this bad,"...
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Massive Sea Turtle Rescued and Released Back Into Ocean

These turtles are racing home, after a long time away from the ocean. A turtle hospital in the Florida Keys rescued and rehabilitated numerous sea turtle species, and now they’re finally able to release the lovable animals back to their natural habitat.
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WATCH: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Head to the Ocean for Nesting Season

Sea turtle nesting season has taken over the beaches of Florida, and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center has a front row seat.
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Hundreds Gather To Watch Release Of Rehabilitated Sea Turtles

These little turtles are finally going back home!
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