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Review of Sea Turtle, Inc.

Sea Turtle, Inc.
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Owner description: Ila Loetscher, the "Turtle Lady of South Padre Island", originally formed our organization to save the Kemp's ridley sea turtle in 1977. Now we are a sea turtle hospital with a mission to rehabilitate and release any injured sea turtles, increase awareness concerning their safety and habitat, and assist with conservation efforts for all sea turtle species. We are funded by donations, grants and gift shop proceeds-- For rehabilitated sea turtle and hatchling release text message notifications, please see our website membership page. See you at Sea Turtle, Inc.!
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

By far one of the coolest things to check out on the island here on South Padre. This is a rehabilitation facility so they try to help the ones that can be returned to the natural habitat and if not then this is their home until who knows.
Great staff, great purpose, great way to support the sea creatures!

Thank Vi S
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We made a day of it in South Padre, and this was one of our stops. Our daughter, who is 5, is obsessed with turtles. She loved it! Our son is 9 and he isn't too into them, but he enjoyed this trip as well. They had stories about each turtle and you got to see them swim around the tanks. It was a fun and quick little trip. Glad we went.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

What a wonderful place to visit. Free will donation to help the cause of saving the sea turtles and educating everyone about the sea turtles that nest on south padre island. They have educational speaker everyday at 10:30. They have lots of sea turtles to see in their tanks and a history book about their recovery. They are building a bigger and better facility just north of their current location. All with donations. Can't wait to see the new facility next year when we visit..keep up the awesome work!!

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

So interesting to read the history of each of the rescued turtles. Really liked being able to get so close.

Thank Lee C
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The work that is done here is awesome. Educational for folks of all ages. Wonderful to sea someone caring for these creatures of the sea.

Thank Paul L
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