As residents of Brevard County, sea turtles are near and dear to all of our hearts, Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center asks for you to donate on Zoo Giving Day on Dec. 3.
This green sea turtle was brought to Brevard Zoo after they were discovered crawling ashore in Vero Beach with shark bites.
Juvenile green sea turtle Scatman John will make their way back to the ocean after a two-month stay at Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center.
Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center has taken in 20 premature green sea turtle hatchlings following Hurricane Dorian. Beach erosion caused by the storm left their Melbourne Beach nest exposed and more vulnerable to predators such as raccoons and foxes. Some of the hatchlings arrived with their yolk sacs still attached.
Shell-ebrate World Sea Turtle Day at the Zoo! Explore an obstacle course that simulates the challenges these animals face, play educational games, create a turtle-themed craft and meet representatives from local conservation organizations, including our very own Sea Turtle Healing Center.
Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center released juvenile green sea turtle Kernel. This patient was admitted in January after ingesting a fishhook, which required surgical removal.
Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center admitted 13 green sea turtles between Friday and Sunday. The cause of this influx is unknown.
Guacamole became the first adult green sea turtle released by Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center. A crowd of hundreds gathered to watch the 200-plus-pound reptile wade her way into the ocean.