Sea Turtle Makes it to SeaWorld

NEWPORT, Ore. —¬†¬†Tuesday was a big day for an endangered sea turtle, who made it safely from the Oregon Coast Aquarium to SeaWorld in San Diego. Solstice, a 53-pound olive ridley sea turtle, was found washed up on a beach in Washington in December. The aquarium says she was cold-stunned. For the last two months, … Continue reading »

Chicks Hatch at Oregon Coast Aquarium

NEWPORT, Ore. — The Oregon Coast Aquarium is welcoming two baby chicks that hatched this week. They’re baby common murres. The sea bird is frequently mistaken for penguins when they’re fully grown. The aquarium says right now, they’re no bigger than the size of a lemon, mostly just feathers. You can see them nestled up … Continue reading »

Rescued Sea Otter at Oregon Aquarium

NEWPORT, Ore. — An abandoned sea otter pup found stranded in Alaska now has a new home in Oregon. His name is Nuka, and he is staying at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Trainers say the little pup was six to eight weeks old when he was found all by himself last summer. He spent some … Continue reading »

Rescued Sea Turtle Flown to Sea World

EUGENE, Ore. — A threatened sea turtle found injured and stranded on an Oregon beach is on its way to its new home. Pacific green sea turtles typically stay in the ocean or at least on the ground, but Tuesday Koa, the rescued sea turtle found stranded on the Oregon Coast, got to fly. In … Continue reading »

Rescued Snowy Plover Chicks Being Cared for at Aquarium

NEWPORT, Ore. — For the second time in just a week, the Oregon Coast Aquarium is caring for animals found stranded on the beach. They recently took in three Western Snowy Plover chicks that were brought in after being rescued from a beach in Bandon. The three chicks, currently listed as threatened under the Oregon … Continue reading »