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Hatchling Releases of Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles

Every year, thousands of the endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles are nested and hatched in Corpus Christi, then released into the Gulf of Mexico. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience to watch the baby sea turtles make their way into the ocean for the first time.

When:

June 1-Aug. 31

Where:

Padre Island National Seashore CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas

More Information:

Phone: 361-949-8068

Website: https://www.nps.gov/pais/learn/nature/hatchlingreleases.htm

Cover photo: Cerro Castellan at Big Bend National Park by Wayne Suggs


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