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Traveling Turtles: Rescue and Rehabilitation of Cold Stunned Sea Turtles Story Map

May 17, 2021

Explore this story map to learn more about cold stunned sea turtles and the partners who help save them!

750x500ridleywashingup.jpg A cold-stunned Kemp's ridley sea turtle washes up on a Wellfleet, Massachusetts beach.

Cold stunning is a natural phenomenon on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. However, the number of turtles that strand (wash up on beaches) each year has been steadily increasing in recent decades. This story map tells the story of sea turtles that cold stun on Cape Cod, their journey through rehabilitation, their release back into the wild, and the partners who help save these turtles.

Traveling Turtles: Rescue and Rehabilitation of Cold Stunned Sea Turtles Story Map

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on May 17, 2021