Sea Turtle Release!

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Come out to the Virginia Beach oceanfront on Wednesday afternoon to give a big send off to six rehabilitated Kemp's ridley sea turtles (the most endangered species of sea turtles)! Their names may sound familiar, to be released are Elsa, Minnie Mouse, Sven, Scar, Genie, and Pumba.

The public are welcome to come watch the release. Please arrive early to find parking so you don't miss the release!

Where: 31st Street behind Neptune's Park, Virginia Beach Oceanfront

When: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 10am

Cost: Free Event

Additional Info: Click HERE.

The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Program works out of the Virginia Aquarium and can respond quickly to assist animals in distress. To report a dead or live stranded marine mammal or sea turtle call the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Program 24-hour hotline at (757) 385-7575.


Photo Credit: Florida Fish and Wildlife via CC

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