MARATHON, Fla. — Officials say 32 cold-stunned Kemp’s ridley sea turtles rescued off New England’s coast have arrived in the Florida Keys to warm up at the Turtle Hospital.
Source: Cold-stunned turtles flown from New England to Florida Keys – StarTribune.com
There are estimated to be only about 1,000 of these “most endangered” sea turtles still alive in the wild. Despite protections, their population has failed to recover from over-hunting.
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