Rehabilitated Turtles Released at Mooloolaba Beach

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast launched 4 rehabilitated turtles again into the ocean at Mooloolaba Seaside, Queensland, on Monday, January 23. The 4 inexperienced sea turtles, named Jake, Luna, Goku and Cavill, got here into the care of SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast between August and November final yr. In line with SEA LIFE workers, the turtles underwent “in depth” rehabilitation to organize for his or her launch again into the ocean. “It’s such an incredible feeling to have 4 turtles going again out into the ocean without delay, it’s such an effective way to start out the yr,” workers member Brittany Attwood mentioned. “It’s all the time bittersweet to launch the turtles that we’ve cared for as we get so hooked up to them however it’s definitely a win for the species.” The quadruple launch comes forward of Clear Up for the Hatchlings on February 4, an occasion which inspires the group to come back collectively to assist clear up Sunshine Coast seashores in preparation for breeding season. Credit score: SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast through Storyful