47 cold stunned sea turtles admitted to Topsail rehabilitation facility

Good News Notes:

Iguanas are not the only reptiles that are negatively impacted by sub-freezing temperatures. Don’t forget about the critters that call the North Carolina coast home.

Turtles are cold-blooded animals and their bodies aren’t capable of producing heat to warm them up.

‘We have little turtles that are being zapped by the cold and look like they’re dead, but most of the time they are just cold-stunned,’ Jean Beasley of The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center said.”

View the whole story here: http://www.wect.com/2020/01/25/cold-stunned-sea-turtles-admitted-topsail-rehabilitation-facility/

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