11 endangered sea turtles welcomed by Georgia Aquarium
The Georgia Aquarium welcomed 11 cold-stunned sea turtles for temporary care and housing at their off-site facility. There are two types of turtles: Four loggerheads and seven Kemp's ridley sea turtles considered endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA). According to the aquarium, the Kemp's ridley is the smallest sea turtle species in the world.
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