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Turtles

  • SEA LIFE, Turtle Rescue Centre
A Green Sea Turtle

Our turtle species

Of the seven marine turtle species, 5 are found in New Zealand waters they are either endangered or critically endangered. Experiences like Turtle Rescue help educate the broader public on how their behavior in and around the water can impact local marine life.

Current patients recovering at our Turtle Hospital

Loggerhead Turtle And Green Sea Turtle Calvin

Kibou

This juvenile loggerhead was found washed up on Muriwai Beach with a bad lung infection. Luckily, with the help of the Department of Conservation and Auckland Zoo, we have been able to clear up this infection and Kibou is enjoying some well deserved R&R in Turtle Bay.

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