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Review of Sea Turtle, Inc.

Sea Turtle, Inc.
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Owner description: Ila Loetscher, the "Turtle Lady of South Padre Island", originally formed our organization to save the Kemp's ridley sea turtle in 1977. Now we are a sea turtle hospital with a mission to rehabilitate and release any injured sea turtles, increase awareness concerning their safety and habitat, and assist with conservation efforts for all sea turtle species. We are funded by donations, grants and gift shop proceeds-- For rehabilitated sea turtle and hatchling release text message notifications, please see our website membership page. See you at Sea Turtle, Inc.!
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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192 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“They perform a wonderful service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2014

The folks at STI are passionate about their wards and seem to live and breathe the care and rescue of sea turtles. Make sure it's a stop on your agenda while on SPI.

Visited February 2014
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Horace, North Dakota
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79 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Interesting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2014

This is a great place to visit on your trip. It is free, but they welcome donations. You will see many rescued turtles here and you can learn about each one. Don't miss the gift shop where they also have the critical care turtles. There is a description for each turtle. Kids really enjoyed this. Even if you only have a short amount of time, you can get through here with no problem.

Visited February 2014
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Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“go az”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2014

it was different but my wife was very impressed she went and watched the turtle release the next day

Visited February 2014
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Cherokee, Texas
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best free thing on the island”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

The sea turtle rescue center is a really cool place. How often do you get to sea turtles up close? They are all rescue, so a couple are a little banged up. But, great for the kids, and best part donation only!

Visited February 2014
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Howard, Ohio
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2014

It was a very interesting and educational for me who knows nothing about turtles. I liked this very much. I would recommend anyone to go and visit.

Visited January 2014
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