February 2021 Mother Nature slammed Texas with a cold spell like it hadn't seen in ages. Residents were without power as the grids failed. Food was running out and Sea Turtles were literally freezing. Sea Turtle Inc and Volunteers pitched in and rescued 5300 Sea Turtles from the freezing waters of South Padre Island. The South Padre Island Convention Center opened it's doors as a haven for the the turtles. Now, just shy of three months later, the final three "cold stunned" turtles are set to be returned to the sea.
turtles have been rehabilitaed and