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Become a sea turtle expert

The Sea Turtle Rescue Center at SEA LIFE Aquarium at Grapevine Mills Mall is dedicated to conserving and rehabilitating sea turtles. It’s the most inland sea turtle hospital in the state of Texas that provides medical treatment and care to sick and injured turtles. In this exhibit, you’ll learn about the conservation effort for turtles and have a closer look at these fascinating creatures. During the tours, you might get to watch them feeding. Learn about the threats turtles face in the wild and experience first-hand the process of successfully rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing sea turtles. Don’t miss the working turtle hospital and say hello to our most recent patient. 

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  • Eddie, one of our resident sea turtles can be found at the Sea Turtle Rescue Center exhibit!
  • SEA LIFE Grapevine is the first SEA LIFE in the US to be permitted to rehabilitate sick and injured sea turtles and release them back into the wild through partnerships with the Animal Rehabilitation Keep, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other Texas coastal sea turtle hospitals.


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