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.

No Fees Today at All National and State Parks in Florida

The National Park Service is waiving fees for everyone today (November 11) to enjoy the parks for FREE.

In Florida it includes the Central Florida parks of Canaveral National Seashore (Titusville) and Castillo de San Marcos National Monument (St. Augustine).

The state of Florida is also getting in on this act by waiving all fees for today only.

This includes area parks like Blue Spring, De Leon Springs, Lake Kissimmee and Wekiwa Springs. The Florida State Parks website has a full listing of all state parks, along with maps.

So grab your family or a group of friends and enjoy a day outside, for free.

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