Sea Turtle

Photo of Sea Turtle

RANGE Texas coast, Caribbean ocean, eastern Mexican coastline and coastal areas of the eastern U.S.

LOCATION IN THE ZOO Our veterinary clinic treats injured and stranded sea turtles at the Zoo. You can also see a sea turtle swimming in our new One Ocean Aquarium inside of our Galápagos Islands exhibit.

COOL ANIMAL FACT An invention called a “turtle excluder device” or TED on commercial fishing nets allows turtles to escape and survive while fish are harvested.


Galápagos Islands