Mote welcomes new sea turtle patients

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium took in 16 Kemp's ridley sea turtles from the northeast United States. The turtles were found cold-stunned and were brought to Mote for rehabilitation. Check out the video below to learn more!

Eight endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles released

On Feb. 1, Mote Marine Laboratory released eight Kemp’s ridley sea turtles from Mote’s Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Hospital. These turtles, plus a ninth Kemp’s and one green sea turtle still at Mote, came to Florida on Dec. 8 as part of a team effort to rehabilitate 46 cold-stunned turtles initially...