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Visiting Hours:  Public tours are Thursday's & Saturday's from 1-4pm.  We appreciate your continuing support.

Adopt a Sea Turtle

The purchase of a sea turtle adoption helps to rehabilitate rescued sea turtles by supplying food and medicine to help them  heal and return home.  Adopt for yourself or give as a gift to someone you love.  Adoptions are also great activities for school classrooms.

Adoption Levels

$25 Level

  • 5x7 Adoption Certificate
  • 5x7 color photo of your adopted sea turtle
  • Information card

$50 Level

  • 5x7 Adoption Certificate
  • 5x7 color photo of your adopted sea turtle
  • Information card
  • Small plush sea turtle

$100 Level

  • 5x7 Adoption Certificate
  • 5x7 color photo of your adopted sea turtle
  • Information card
  • Medium plush sea turtle
  • Sea Turtle Hospital ball cap

$250 Level

  • 5x7 Adoption Certificate
  • 5x7 color photo of your adopted sea turtle
  • Information card
  • Medium plush sea turtle or ball cap
  • Sea Turtle Hospital logo shirt

Who’s Available for Adoption?

Lennie

LennieLennie is an adult Kemp’s Ridley who was admitted on 10/18/2006.  She was found between Topsail Island and Beaufort (NC)  suffering from blunt force trauma to the skull resulting in permanent blindness.  Her current weight is 64 lbs; she is between 15-18 years old.  Lennie is a permanent resident.

 

Canal

CanalCanal is a sub-adult Green turtle who was admitted on 9/05/2015.  Canal was found by a fisherman in a canal near Ocean Isle NC.  He had suffered a boat strike wound and currently has floating issues.  Canal is 7-10 years old and weighs 15 lbs.

 

Dutchman

DutchmanDutchman is a sub-adult Loggerhead who was admitted on 5/05/2018.  Dutchman was found on Caswell Beach (NC) at the high tide line.  He was lethargic and had old injuries.  Dutchman weighs about 140 lbs and is 12-15 years old.

 

Adoption Form

Adoption Form
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Sending

If you prefer to mail in your adoption and pay by check, please download and print out the Adoption Form.

If you have not received your adoption package in two (2) weeks, please email us at adoptaseaturtleNC@gmail.com .

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