Alyssa Carrillo and Jessica Patterson (wearing sunglasses) with Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center release green sea turtles Doozy and Rose’ in the ocean off Lori Wilson Park in Cocoa Beach on Tuesday as about 200 beachgoers look on.
The Sea Turtle Preservation Society transported an ailing green sea turtle to Brevard Zoo on Friday morning after it was found nearly motionless in the waters near the construction site of Port Canaveral’s new Cruise Terminal 3.
Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center is caring for nearly 300 green and loggerhead sea turtle “washbacks” pushed ashore when Hurricane Leslie disrupted their habitat.
Aptly named, 200-pound Guacamole will become the first adult green sea turtle released by Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center on Monday, September 24.
Thanks to Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center, two more green sea turtles are back in the ocean.
Back on February 24, Guacamole was admitted to the Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center after she was found on the beach with old predator attack wounds.