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(Enhydra lutris)
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Week of 11 November 2012

 

New England Aquarium facility in Quincy cares for sea turtles that washed ashore in storm
http://www.patriotledger.com/mobile/x1292890768/New-England-Aquarium-facility-in-Quincy-cares-for-sea-turtles-that-washed-ashore-in-storm
 
Aquarium warms up stranded sea turtles; more expected after nor’easter (New England Aquarium)
http://bostonglobe.com/metro/2012/11/08/aquarium-warns-stranded-sea-turtles-more-expected-after-nor-easter/KiMiiSi7q9UTb67jAX9M8H/story.html
 
Stranded RI sea animals moved to Mystic Aquarium
http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Stranded-RI-Sea-Animals-Moved-to-Mystic--177269561.html
 
SeaLife Center rescues sea otter pup (Alaska SeaLife Center)
http://www.ktva.com/home/outbound-xml-feeds/SeaLife-Center--177165281.html
 
SeaWorld Orlando returns 2 rescued sea turtles to habitat
http://www.cfnews13.com/content/news/cfnews13/on-the-town/article.html/content/news/articles/cfn/2012/11/2/seaworld_orlando_ret.html
 
 
 

 


 

Week of 28 October 2012

 

Juvenile otter rescued on the road—pup was likely looking for separated mother (Alaska SeaLife Center, Indianapolis Zoo, New York Aquarium/Wildlife Conservation Society)
http://redoubtreporter.wordpress.com/2012/10/24/juvenile-otter-rescued-on-road-pup-was-likely-looking-for-separated-mother/
 
SeaWorld releases manatee back into wild after rehabilitation (SeaWorld Orlando)
http://www.clickorlando.com/news/SeaWorld-releases-manatee-back-into-wild-after-rehabilitation/-/1637132/17104076/-/m400w8/-/index.html
 
In SeaWorld rehab, manatee Lil Joe reunites with old pal (SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Diego, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Lowry Park Zoo)
http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-10-23/news/os-lil-joe-manatee-reunion-20121023_1_seaworld-orlando-manatees-lil-joe
 
Conn. Mystic Aquarium to release 2 seal pups in RI
http://www.thehour.com/news/state__regional/conn-mystic-aquarium-to-release-seal-pups-in-ri/article_cc45b696-3dd2-5482-844a-3319e215f1b2.html
 
One spoiled rare turtle released off South Carolina (South Carolina Aquarium, National Aquarium in Baltimore)
http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20121020/PC16/121029940/one-spoiled-rare-turtle-released-off-south-carolina
 
Aquarium seal pups set free on Sunshine Coast (Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre)
http://www.vancourier.com/travel/Aquarium+seal+pups+free+Sunshine+Coast/7402303/story.html
 
Unusual octopus specimen found in waters off San Pedro (Cabrillo Marine Aquarium)
http://www.presstelegram.com/breakingnews/ci_21787526/unusual-octopus-specimen-found-waters-off-san-pedro
 
Rescued sea turtle released off San Diego coast (Oregon Coast Aquarium, SeaWorld San Diego)
http://www.sandiego6.com/news/local/Rescued-Sea-Turtle-Released-off-San-Diego-Coast-174784191.html
 
Lowry Park Zoo releases manatee, calf back into the wild
http://www.tampabay.com/news/lowry-park-zoo-releases-manatee-calf-back-into-the-wild/1256694
 
Cincinnati Zoo releasing another manatee
http://www.kypost.com/dpps/news/local_news/cincinnati-zoo-releasing-another-manatee_7932018
 
Arctic walruses rescued from certain death enjoy turn in East Coast limelight (Alaska SeaLife Center, New York Aquarium/Wildlife Conservation Society, Indianapolis Zoo)
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/arctic-walruses-rescued-certain-death-enjoy-turn-east-coast-limelight-photos
 
 
 

 

 

Week of 7 October 2012

 

50-foot whale found dead in Boston Harbor (New England Aquarium)
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2012/10/08/50-foot-whale-found-dead-in-boston-harbor/
 
Recovered seal returned to Unalaska waters (Alaska SeaLife Center)
http://www.alaskapublic.org/2012/10/01/recovered-seal-returned-to-unalaska-waters/
 
Aquarium: Freed leatherback turtle sea turtle appears to be doing well (New England Aquarium)
http://www.boston.com/metrodesk/2012/09/28/aquarium-freed-leatherback-sea-turtle-appears-doing-well/aS6WuqHt9E52OYGmoKjOGJ/story.html
 
SeaWorld San Diego and San Diego Zoo Global conservation program recognized with national award
http://www.imperialvalleynews.com/index.php/news/national-news/1762-seaworld-san-diego-and-san-diego-zoo-global-conservation-program-recognized-with-national-award.html
 
Sea lion who survived two gunshot wounds now on exhibit at Indianapolis Zoo
http://www.fox59.com/news/wxin-sea-lion-ray-indianapolis-zoo-moss-landing-harbor-sea-lion-who-survived-two-gunshot-wounds-now-on-ex-20120926,0,7485679.column
 
Beached whale euthanized on Wallops (Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center)
http://www.delmarvanow.com/article/20120927/ESN01/309270048/Beached-whale-euthanized-Wallops

 

 


 

 

Week of 16 September 2012

 

Restoring endangered coral in the Caribbean (Shedd Aquarium)
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2012/09/07/restoring-endangered-coral-in-the-caribbean-shedd-aquarium-and-the-secore-foundation/
 
Green sea turtle healing after successful surgery (Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo)
http://bernews.com/2012/09/green-sea-turtle-healing-after-successful-surgery/
 
Whales continuing to receive round-the-clock care at SeaWorld Orlando
http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2012/sep/09/whales-continuing-to-receive-round-the-clock-at/
 
Rescued seal pup gains its freedom (Vancouver Aquarium)
http://www.timescolonist.com/technology/Rescued+seal+gains+freedom/7229068/story.html
 

 

 


 

Week of 9 September 2012

 

Shark bitten sea turtle returns to the ocean (South Carolina Aquarium)
 
Otter rescued from Main Beach Monday treated and will be released back into wild (Monterey Bay Aquarium)
 
SeaWorld Orlando rescues injured manatee
 
Photos: Mystic Aquarium releases baby seal
 
Virginia Aquarium team to release turtle today
 
Virginia Aquarium team to release turtle today

 

 


 

Week of 26 August 2012

 

Adult loggerhead turtle rescued by SeaWorld from Indian River lagoon (SeaWorld Orlando)
http://www.floridatoday.com/article/20120807/NEWS01/120807020/Adult-loggerhead-turtle-rescued-by-SeaWorld-from-Indian-River-Lagoon?odyssey=nav|head
 
Rehabilitated manatee gives birth at zoo (Lowry Park Zoo)
http://seminoleheights.patch.com/articles/rehabilitated-manatee-gives-birth-at-zoo
 
Sea turtle found on Oregon Coast to start journey back to wild (Oregon Coast Aquarium)
http://www.katu.com/news/local/166054516.html
 
Rescued dolphin released near Sarasota (Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium)
http://www.fox4now.com/news/166117276.html
 
Wilson the manatee, others return to Mobile Bay (SeaWorld Orlando)
http://mdjonline.com/view/full_story/19875220/article-Wilson-the-manatee--others-return-to-Mobile-Bay-?instance=secondary_story_left_column
 
Manatee’s capture a key find for scientists (SeaWorld Orlando)
http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20120820/APN/1208200661
 
Orphaned otters find a home (Monterey Bay Aquarium, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium)
http://www.audubonmagazine.org/articles/conservation/orphaned-otters-find-home?page=2
 
SeaWorld calls in the Navy to help rescue rare turtle (SeaWorld San Diego, Oregon Coast Aquarium)
http://www.cbs8.com/story/19346802/seaworld-calls-in-the-navy-to-help-rescue-rare-turtle
 
Nearly 20 sea turtles released (North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores)
http://www.jdnews.com/articles/turtles-107485-atlantic-beach.html
 
Sea turtles return to the Atlantic Ocean (South Carolina Aquarium)
http://www2.counton2.com/news/2012/aug/16/6/sea-turtles-return-atlantic-ocean-ar-4351410/
 
Sea turtle, bitten by shark, is now one of two turtles getting released
http://www.abcnews4.com/story/19291602/sea-turtles-about-to-return-to-the-atlantic-ocean

 

 


 

Week of 12 August 2012

 

Endangered birds released into local wetlands (SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo)
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Endangered-Clapper-Rails-Released-Into-Marsh-SeaWorld-163135926.html
 
Gallant effort made to save stranded dolphin (National Aquarium)
http://www.mdcoastdispatch.com/articles/2012/07/20/Top-Stories/Gallant-Effort-Made-To-Save-Stranded-Dolphin-
 
Beached whale in Stonington dies (Mystic Aquarium)
http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Beached-Whale-in-Stonington-163399176.html
 
Rescued manatee gives birth to calf at SeaWorld Orlando
http://www.floridatoday.com/article/20120723/NEWS01/120723022/Rescued-manatee-gives-birth-manatee-calf-SeaWorld-Orlando?odyssey=nav|head
 
Injured porpoise rescued from beach in Esquimalt (Vancouver Aquarium)
http://www.globaltvbc.com/injured+porpoise+rescued+from+beach+in+esquimalt/6442686082/story.html
 
Vancouver Aquarium caring for injured sea otter found on U.S. beach
http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/vancouver-aquarium-caring-for-injured-sea-otter-found-on-u-s-beach-1.903561
 
Aquarium releases seven sea turtles after months of treatment (New England Aquarium)
http://articles.boston.com/2012-08-04/metro/33018134_1_sea-turtles-connie-merigo-hypothermic
 
SeaWorld Orlando returns manatee, newborn calf to Merritt Island
http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/on-the-town/article.html/content/news/articles/cfn/2012/8/4/seaworld_orlando_ret.html
 
SeaWorld Orlando releases rehabilitated sea turtles
http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-08-01/news/os-seaworld-orlando-releases-sea-turtles-20120801_1_sea-turtles-hawksbill-seaworld-orlando
 
Pacman the sea turtle rehabilitated in Va. and released (Virginia Aquarium)
http://wtvr.com/2012/07/27/pacman-the-sea-turtle-rehabilitated-in-va-and-released/
 
FAU and Georgia Aquarium to conduct first study of key immune cells of bottlenose dolphins and response to environmental stressors
http://www.newswise.com/articles/fau-and-georgia-aquarium-to-conduct-first-study-of-key-immune-cells-of-bottlenose-dolphins-and-response-to-environmental-stressors
 
Two walrus calve orphans head to Seward (Alaska SeaLife Center)
http://www.ktva.com/home/outbound-xml-feeds/Two-Walrus-Calve-Orphans-Head-to-Seward--164362756.html
 
Back to nature: Boat-injured manatee recovers, returned to Marco Island waters (Lowry Park Zoo)
http://www.marconews.com/news/2012/jul/30/manatee-release-lowry-park-tampa-marco-island-caxy/
 
Virginia Beach volunteers count dolphins (Virginia Aquarium)
http://www.wvec.com/news/local/Virginia-Beach-volunteers-count-dolphins-164143976.html
 
 

 


 

Week of 22 July 2012

 

Coast guard crew rescues injured loggerhead turtle (Florida Aquarium)
http://www.winknews.com/Local-Florida/2012-06-28/Coast-Guard-crew-rescues-injured-loggerhead-turtle
 
Stranded sea turtle recovering at Oregon Coast Aquarium
http://kezi.com/news/local/249558
 
Dead manatee, live calf found near Bayshore Boulevard (Lowry Park Zoo)
http://www.tampabay.com/news/weather/hurricanes/dead-manatee-live-calf-found-near-bayshore-boulevard/1237268
 
First-ever baby beluga comes to Alaska SeaLife Center
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/first-ever-baby-beluga-comes-alaska-sealife-center
 
Orphaned sea lion pups need round-the-clock feeding (SeaWorld San Diego)
http://www.cbs8.com/story/18841059/orphaned-sea-lion-pups-need-round-the-clock-feeding
 
Rescued injured manatee is pregnant (SeaWorld Orlando)
http://www.local10.com/thats-life/Rescued-injured-manatee-is-pregnant/-/1716786/15155446/-/si2so9z/-/index.html
 
Rehabilitated green sea turtle released by the Aquarium of the Pacific swims over 500 miles
http://www.everythinglongbeach.com/rehabilitated-green-sea-turtle-swims-over-500-miles/
 
Howard the turtle back home in the waves (Florida Aquarium)
http://www2.tbo.com/news/breaking-news/2012/jul/12/howard-the-turtle-back-home-in-the-waves-ar-429499/
 
Biologists hope to find two manatees that lost their tracking tags (SeaWorld Orlando, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium)
http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2012/jul/11/biologists-hope-to-find-two-manatees-that-lost/
 
APNewsBreak: Beluga had numerous infections (Alaska SeaLife Center, Georgia Aquarium, John G. Shedd Aquarium, SeaWorld San Diego)
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hPRehbFNnQNKpySLDEzTp7ILSpaQ?docId=faf5ff0c4c614530b811a6703644b240

 

 


 

Week of 10 June 2012 

 

SeaWorld (Orlando) releases rescued manatee in Merritt Island
http://news.brevardtimes.com/2012/06/seaworld-releases-rescued-manatee-in.html
 
Endangered whales on path to recovery (New England Aquarium)
http://www.montrealgazette.com/technology/Endangered+whales+path+recovery/6761443/story.html
 
Endangered Mass. turtles to be released in warmer waters (New England Aquarium)
http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120611/NEWS/120619975/-1/NEWS01
 
Beached bottlenose dolphin rescued from longboat Key (Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium)
http://westchase.patch.com/articles/beached-bottlenose-dolphin-rescued-from-longboat-key
 
Rehabilitated sea turtle to move to national aquarium (Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium)

http://www.wmbfnews.com/story/18717300/georgia-sea-turtle-center-to-send-turtle-to-national-aquarium

 
Beached whale found on White Rock Beach south of Vancouver (Vancouver Aquarium)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2012/06/12/bc-beached-whale-vancouver.html?cmp=rss
 
Hunt on to find whose fishing gear snared whale (Vancouver Aquarium)
http://www.theprovince.com/travel/Hunt+find+whose+fishing+gear+snared+whale/6780352/story.html
 
Blacktip sharks studies off Boca Grande Pass (Mote Marine Aquarium/Florida Aquarium)
http://www.news-press.com/article/20120612/GREEN/306120008/Exclusive-Blacktip-sharks-studied-off-Boca-Grande-Pass?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CHome
 
 
 

 

Week of 27 May 2012 

 

Study Compares Mercury Levels In Wild vs. Captive Dolphins (National Aquarium)
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1112540534/study-compares-mercury-levels-in-wild-vs-captive-dolphins/
 
Baby dolphin saved by SeaWorld Orlando rescue team: Newborn getting special care
http://www.examiner.com/article/baby-dolphin-saved-by-seaworld-orlando-rescue-team-newborn-getting-special-care
 
Rescue effort unable to save stranded whale (Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo)
http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20120601/NEWS/706019997
 
The first Zoo/Aquarium New York Times series article is out:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/28/science/zoos-bitter-choice-to-save-some-species-letting-others-die.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1
 
 
 

 

Week of 13 May 2012

 
 
S.C. Aquarium to return two rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtles to sea Friday
http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20120516/PC16/120519330&slId=1
 
Vancouver Aquarium becomes permanent home of rescued porpoise (with video)
http://www.vancouversun.com/travel/Vancouver+Aquarium+becomes+permanent+home+rescued+porpoise+with+video/6626830/story.html
 
Aquarium rehabilitates endangered green sea turtle (Aquarium of the Pacific)
http://www.everythinglongbeach.com/aquarium-rehabilitates-endangered-green-sea-turtle/
 
Aquarium researchers release hundreds of endangered darters, more than doubling population (Tennessee Aquarium)
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/c1426d51d7c347208111e9ac81af33a1/TN--Endangered-Fish/

 


 

Week of 15 April 2012

 

Sea World rescues manatee north of Vero Beach
http://news.brevardtimes.com/2012/04/sea-world-rescues-manatee-north-of-vero.html
 
Why can't manatees avoid boats? It's not their hearing (Mote Marine Aquarium)
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/47030790/ns/technology_and_science-science/#.T4cI6dlkWa8

 

 


 

Week of 8 April 2012

 

SeaWorld rescues 3-day-old sandhill crane
http://www.clickorlando.com/news/SeaWorld-rescues-3-day-old-sandhill-crane/-/1637132/10159882/-/whq9c4z/-/
 
Sarasota lab treating tiny loggerhead turtle (Mote Marine Aquarium)
http://www.weartv.com/template/inews_wire/wires.regional.fl/334293e8-www.weartv.com.shtml

 

 


 

Week of 1 April 2012

 

Orphaned Alaska sea otter pup rescued (Alaska Sealife Center)
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/03/16/2070165/stranded-sea-otter-pup-rescued.html
 
Dead whale removed from Crane Beach (New England Aquarium)
http://www.salemnews.com/local/x1690522268/Dead-whale-removed-from-Crane-Beach
 
SeaWorld rescues beached pups
http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/kswb-seaworld-rescues-beached-pups-20120316,0,4368047.story
 
Rehabilitated seal to be released in Charlestown (Mystic Aquarium)
http://www.boston.com/news/local/rhode_island/articles/2012/03/20/rehabilitated_seal_to_be_released_in_charlestown/
 
Two sea lions are assisted in La Jolla (SeaWorld San Diego)
http://lajolla.patch.com/articles/two-sea-lions-are-assisted-in-la-jolla-by-seaworld-san-diego-and-lifeguards
 
Harp seal being released Thursday from Charlestown Beach (Mystic Aquarium)
http://narragansett.patch.com/articles/harp-seal-being-released-thursday-from-charlestown-beach
 
Orphaned Alaskan bear cubs make Detroit Zoo debut
http://www.ajc.com/news/nation-world/orphaned-alaskan-bear-cubs-1394803.html
 
Photos: Mystic Aquarium releases harp seal
http://stonington.patch.com/articles/photos-mystic-aquarium-releases-harp-seal#photo-9396007
 
SeaWorld (Orlando) cares for sea turtles found on Brevard Beaches
http://news.brevardtimes.com/2012/03/sea-world-cares-for-sea-turtles-found.html
 
Rescued otter pup finds a home at the Aquarium of the Pacific
http://www.lbpost.com/news/staffreports/1309300387

 

 


 

Week of 18 March 2012

 

"Seymour" saved in a real-life dolphin tale (SeaWorld Orlando, Chicago Zoological Society, Mote Marine Aquarium)
http://miami.cbslocal.com/2012/03/10/seymour-saved-in-another-real-life-dolphin-tale/
 
Sea lion returns to ocean (SeaWorld San Diego)
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Sea-Lion-Returns-Ocean-Sea-World-142153263.html
 
Six sea lions rescued since Friday (SeaWorld San Diego)
http://www.nctimes.com/news/local/sdcounty/region-six-sea-lions-rescued-since-friday/article_b178fee3-855d-5c75-b19f-c0b816c0083e.html
 
SeaWorld releases rescued sea turtle in Cocoa Beach
http://news.brevardtimes.com/2012/03/sea-world-releases-rescued-sea-turtle.html
 
Sea turtle released after swallowing 4-inch fishing hook (SeaWorld Orlando)
http://animaltracks.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/16/10707021-sea-turtle-released-after-swallowing-4-inch-fishing-hook

 

 


 

Week of 2 March 2012

 

Gene therapy could help corals survive climate change (Mote Marine Aquarium)
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=gene-therapy-help-corals-survive-climate-change
 
Sea lion wound suggests sharks in Puget Sound (Seattle Aquarium)
http://www.nwcn.com/news/141025093.html

 

 


 

Week of 19 February 2012

 

Increased shipping in the North could threaten whales (New England Aquarium)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/story/2012/02/13/north-whales-shipping.html
 
SeaWorld stages dolphin rescue in Halifax River
http://www.news-journalonline.com/breakingnews/2012/02/seaworld-stages-dolphin-rescue.html
 
SeaWorld veterinarians remove bullet from California sea lion found shot on Oceanside beach
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/41dae5605d5043a394220fa260e1e43c/CA--Sea-Lion-Shot/

 

 


 

Week of 12 February 2012

 

Marine experts helping dolphin (Mystic Aquarium)
http://www.wpri.com/dpp/news/local_news/south_county/marine-experts-helping-dolphin
 
Loggerhead research shows turtles congregate in same Gulf spots (Mote Marine Aquarium)
http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20120206/ARTICLE/120209667?tc=ar
 
SeaWorld to release rescued manatees back to wild
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/os-seaworld-manatee-rescue-release-20120207,0,4057609.story
 
Whales 'stressed by ocean noise' (New England Aquarium)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16926005
 
Dead dolphin washed ashore on Nantucket (New England Aquarium)
http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120209/NEWS11/120209755/-1/NEWSMAP
 
 
 

 


 

Week of 29 January 2012

 

 

Shedd tries to save grouper, an endangered fish (John G. Shedd Aquarium)
http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local/mathie&id=8517374
 
Stranded and orphaned, baby otter is nursed back to health (John G. Shedd Aquarium)
http://animaltracks.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/01/26/10241692-stranded-and-orphaned-baby-otter-is-nursed-back-to-health
 
SeaWorld caring for rescued dolphin from Panama City
http://www.myfoxorlando.com/dpp/attractions/sea_world/012712-seaworld-caring-for-rescued-dolphin-from-panama-city
 
Young turtles washed ashore in seaweed (Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo)
http://www.care2.com/greenliving/endangered-penguins-bond-in-san-francisco.html

 

 


 

Week of 22 January 2012

 

 

Sea turtles arrive safely at SC Aquarium
http://downtown.live5news.com/photo-gallery/urban-wildlife/65476-sea-turtles-arrive-safely-sc-aquarium
 
Endangered sea turtle rescued on San Diego beach (SeaWorld San Diego)
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/state&id=8505236
 
SeaWorld San Diego nursing endangered sea turtle
http://www.sacbee.com/2012/01/13/4185681/seaworld-san-diego-nursing-endangered.html
 
Endangered whales spied near LBC (Aquarium of the Pacific)
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/the-scene/events/Endangered-Whales-Spied-Near-LBC-137058393.html

 

 


 

Week of 8 January 2012

 

Third sea turtle fights for its life in aquarium care (Vancouver Aquarium)
http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20111209/bc_turtle_fights_for_life_111209/20111209/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome
 
Mote Marine releases rescued sea turtle back into the Gulf off Longboat Key
http://www.bradenton.com/2011/12/12/3719868/mote-marine-releases-rescued-sea.html
 
Rare turtle to return to Gulf after trans-Atlantic trek (Mote Marine Aquarium)
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2011/12/rare-turtle-to-return-to-gulf-after-trans-atlantic-trek/1
 
Killer seal virus found (New England Aquarium)
http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20111221-NEWS-112210372
 
Death of ringed seals in Alaska an unusual mortality event (Alaska Sealife Center)
http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/dec2011/2011-12-20-094.html
 
Calf kept with injured manatee treated at zoo (Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo)
http://www2.tbo.com/news/news/2011/dec/30/menewso11-calf-kept-with-injured-manatee-treated-a-ar-341894/
 
Unusual turtle stranding season putting aquatic care center to the test (New England Aquarium)
http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20111230/NEWS02/112300322/-1/NEWSMAP
 
Sea otter released into Kachemak Bay (Alaska Sealife Center)
http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-01-03/sea-otter-released-into-kachemak-bay
 
Sea turtle rescued on New Year's Day in Va. Beach (Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center)
http://hamptonroads.com/2012/01/sea-turtle-rescued-new-years-day-va-beach
 
Green sea turtle hatchlings from Delaware released into Gulf Stream in North Carolina (North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores)
http://www.delmarvanow.com/article/20120105/DCP01/120105008/Green-sea-turtle-hatchlings-from-Delaware-released-into-Gulf-Stream-in-North-Carolina?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|Delaware%20Wave|s
 
Lewes-hatched sea turtles released off North Carolina (North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores)
http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20120106/NEWS08/120106004/Lewes-hatched-sea-turtles-released-off-North-Carolina?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Home
 
Boaters spot humpback whales in Virginia Beach (Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center)
http://www.wtkr.com/news/wtkr-boaters-spot-humpback-whales-in-virginia-beach-20120105,0,2294840.story