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Archive for February 2011

Saying "I Do" to Sea Turtles

This story falls into the “Weird News” category for several reasons! A newlywed couple met two years ago while working at Sea Life London Aquarium. They thought it was a good idea to hold their Valentine’s Day wedding ceremony underwater at the very place they met. Cool? Yes. Practical? Not exactly.  With an underwater guest…

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There's a New Kid on the Block

A chain link moray eel arrived at Loggerhead Marinelife Center yesterday.  It is currently 14 inches long and lives with several other fish in the center’s coral reef aquarium. Chain link moray eels have long slender bodies. They have white coloring with a slightly yellow tint. They get their name for round, black or gray…

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Annual Gala to Benefit Juno Beach's Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Where will you be when the lights go out? Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s premiere fundraiser, the Fourth Annual Lights Out Gala, is scheduled for Friday, February 25, 2011 from 6:30 to 11:00 p.m. The event will take place at Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s state of the art facility overlooking the ocean at 14200 US Highway One in…

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Sea Turtle Says Steelers Win Super Bowl XLV

The Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina held an experiment with Gabby the green sea turtle. She swam toward a Steelers target two separate times, predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers will win Super Bowl XLV. Gabby was selected for the experiment because she has been doing target training at the aquarium, where she has lived…

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How Do We Name Our Sea Turtles?

We received this e-mail from Loggerhead Marinelife Center volunteer Jeff Porter.  I’m including it verbatim because it was such a great read! I hope you find this post as clever (and informative) as I did!! If you ever want to check out Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s current patients, click here. Without further ado: “A Big Angry…

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