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At nearly 1,200 pounds, Georgie is now the largest sea turtle ever found on Juno Beach. The Loggerhead Marine Life Center, located at 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach, found her. Loggerhead Marinelife Center is undergoing improvements and a Capital Expansion currently. During this construction phase, they continue to work on rescuing and rehabilitating sea turtles will continue, and the animals in our hospital will continue to receive the highest quality care available. Currently, we do not have any sea turtle patients in our hospital.

Georgie is a leatherback sea turtle, a species that typically weighs between 750 and 1,000 pounds and is the largest turtle species in the world. She was first tagged in 2020 when she nested on Juno Beach and since…

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As one of Palm Beach County's most natural thrills, it is always amazing that approximately 3,000 enormous sea turtles still stagger onto South Florida’s beaches at night to lay their eggs. Every year between March and October, the pristine beaches are decorated with orange-colored tape and signs to show where these amazing, archaic sea creatures have buried their nest.

Under the pale light the moon shines onto the beaches, turtle nesting season is such an awe-inspiring scene to watch. As the sea turtles made their way up to the beach to dig holes in the sand and lay their eggs and then they disappear back into the deep blue.

Up and down the beautiful Atlantic Coast, you can witness this amazing spectacle yourself as environmental groups and parks…

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Northern Palm Beach County is a popular place for the Sea Turtle Nesting Season. Along the shore in Jupiter and Juno Beach, hundreds of sea turtles lay their eggs in the sand. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach monitors the beach beginning May 1st through October 31st to provide care for the sick and injured sea turtles before releasing them back into the ocean. 

The thousands of sea turtle nests that will be found along the beach usually contain about 100 eggs in each, requiring 45 to 60 days before they start to hatch. The reason why Northern Palm Beach County is such a popular sea turtle nesting spot is due to the gulf stream current that bends toward Florida, and the close proximity to the Sargasso Sea, a small region in the…

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The Sea Turtle Research, Rehabilitation and Hospital hosts a variety of calendar events every day. The most recent and popular event, the Rescue to Release VR Theater Show happens every day at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. 

The Rescue to Release VR Theater Show is a virtual realty experience that allows guest to follow a sea turtle’s journey from Rescue to Release back into the ocean. The narrated event uses virtual reality headsets that takes viewers into real action views and scenes of a sea turtle being recused, through the hospital, and being released back into the ocean. 

The cost is $5 dollars per person and the virtual reality experience is recommended for those eight years old and up. 

Rescue to Release VR Theater…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is a not-for-profit sea turtle hospital, research, and rehabilitation center. The center’s mission is designed to protect sea turtles and the oceans ecosystems. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a leading destination to provide for injured and endangered sea turtles before being released back into the ocean.

You can support Loggerhead Marinelife Center by “adopting” a sea turtle patient starting at just $40. Your adoption directly benefits the continued care and treatment of our sick and injured sea turtles. It helps provide the food, medication, hospital care and tank maintenance critical to their health. 

The center offers continued care and research for the sick and injured sea turtles.  The…

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Earlier this week, The Loggerhead Marinelife Center released two sea turtles back into the ocean. The double release was the first public sea turtle release since February of 2020. Hundreds of people gathered along the beach near the center to witness two sea turtles be released back into the ocean after spending months at the center for recovery and rehabilitation.

The sea turtle release event was Wednesday, July 14th at 9:30 am. The two sea turtles released were named Big Chase and Pike. Pike is a subadult loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found near the Juno Beach Pier a few months back. Big Chase is a male loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found by biologists from the Inwater Research Group at FPL’s St. Lucie site.  Big Chase and Pike…

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Did you know that the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach has a Sea Turtle Hospital and it is an active teaching hospital? Wondering what those darling sea turtles are doing right now? Just check out the live webcams made possible by a donation from Florida Power & Light Company and the FPL Group Foundation. Join onlookers from around the world to see what is taking place.  Check it out here.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Sea Turtle Hospital is officially known as the Gordon and Patricia Gray Veterinary Hospital. It is a state-of-the-art hospital devoted to the care of sea turtles. LMC provides all the same veterinary diagnostic, medical treatment, and surgical services that you would find in the best veterinary hospitals. The hospital…

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center has recently added their popular Guided Turtle Walks back to their events calendar this June. On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday nights join the Loggerhead Marinelife Center to visit with the sea turtles and get a chance to witness the sea turtle nesting process on the beach.

The Guided Turtle Walks is a unique program that allows guest to witness and observe the egg laying process of sea turtles and learn all about it. The walks require approval from the state and during the event an experienced member of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff search the beach for sea turtle while visitors learn about the process at the center. Once the talks are complete and the sea turtles are spotted on the beach, guests…

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This Summer, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is excited to bring back their popular Sea Turtle Walks event to their calendar.  On Tuesday through Saturday evenings, beginning June 1st, the center is inviting guests to join in on their Guided Sea Turtle Walks.

The center has gotten approval from the state to bring guests down to the beach and witness, observe, and learn about sea turtle nesting and the egg-laying process of sea turtles. Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins March 1st through October 31st and the beaches of Jupiter and Juno Beach are a popular nesting spot for sea turtles.  The center monitors the beaches daily for new nests.

The event begins with a quick tutorial of the nesting process and an after-hours tour of the sea turtle research…

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The public can now help marine life by adopting a sea turtle through the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Adopt a Sea Turtle program. This unique program helps to benefit further research, rehabilitation projects, and the continuous care for the injured, sick, and endangered sea turtles housed at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a non-profit organization located in Juno Beach. The center’s mission is to help protect marine life and to help promote ocean conservation. The center rescues injured or endangered sea turtles to bring to their sea turtle hospital for further care and diagnosis before releasing back into the ocean.

Through the Adoption program medication, food and tank maintenance, research and hospital…

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