One Turtle Thing: Tsunami Finds A Home In St. Louis

We just love a tsunami with a happy ending!  The Georgia Sea Turtle Center on St. Simons Island had been rehabilitating Tsunami, an endangered green sea turtle that was hit by a boat in 2017, for years with the hope of setting her free in the ocean.  But her injuries were too severe to survive in the wild.  Luckily, the St. Louis Aquarium was willing to take her and with the help of a private pilot who donated his plane and time, Tsunami made the safe journey the last week of June.  After a few days, they released her into their large “shark tank” display where she has is thriving.  During the stay at home orders of the pandemic, without revenue from visitors, zoos and aquariums nevertheless have carried on their wildlife conservation and rescue work undaunted.  They need our help more than ever, as was made clear in a recent event sponsored by the International Conservation Caucus Foundation and leaders from zoos and aquariums across the country.

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