North Carolina Aquarium

9:35 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Group Struggles To Pay For Sea Turtle Rescues

Loggerhead sea turtle
Credit Wendell Reed, via Flickr, Creative Commons

The Network for Endangered Sea Turtles, or "NEST", is running out of money. The group relies on donations to rescue sea turtles alongĀ  the North Carolina coast, and they are struggling to deal with a large number of turtles that became hypothermic when a cold snap cooled shallow water quickly.

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