SeaWorld Orlando Returns Three Sea Turtles to Canaveral Seashore on June 4, 2013

Loggerhead turtleLast week, on June 4, SeaWorld Orlando released three sea turtles to the ocean at Canaveral National Seashore in Titusville, after rehabilitating at SeaWorld Orlando for several months.

The two Kemps Ridley turtles were brought to SeaWorld Orlando on December 23, 2012, after being rescued off the coast of Cape Cod, suffering from cold stress. The third turtle, a loggerhead, was rescued February 22, 2013 in the Port Canaveral Channel showing signs of damage to its flippers and neck.

SeaWorld animal experts have helped more than 22,000 animals in need – ill, injured, orphaned and abandoned – for more than four decades. So far this year, SeaWorld Orlando has rescued 39 turtles and returned 31.

If you see injured marine animal, you can help by calling the FWC hotline at 1(888) 404-3922 or by dialing *FWC on a cellular device.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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