The 13-year-old lion was not only a tourist favorite, but also, a research animal. The beloved lion was being studied by the Oxford University Conservation Unit.
Kemp’s Ridley turtles are considered the world’s most endangered marine turtles and they’re turning up in record numbers on the beaches of Cape Cod. Most of them have hypothermia, and are starving, and disoriented.
Researchers and volunteers with the New England Aquarium are trying to save and rehabilitate them. We speak with Connie Merigo, the director of the New England Aquarium’s rehabilitation facility.