Amos Rehabilitation Keep

In New Tours, University of Texas’ Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas Features Aquatic Creatures

August 11, 2021 | By John Lumpkin

A venerable loggerhead turtle named Barnacle Billie, a roseate spoonbill named Boomerang, and other rehabilitated aquatic and shore creatures are on display this week for the first organized public tours of the Amos Rehabilitation Keep—ARK for short—at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas.

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