Meet Brevard Zoo’s Newest Patient: Green Sea Turtle ‘Samantha’ Was Found Entangled at Port Canaveral

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turtle was found entangled in fishing line at Port Canaveral with an old hook wound

Any “Frozen” fans out there? Meet Samantha, Brevard Zoo’s newest patient. (Brevard Zoo image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Any “Frozen” fans out there? Meet Samantha, Brevard Zoo’s newest patient.

This green sea turtle was found entangled in fishing line at Port Canaveral with an old hook wound that needed attention.

ABOUT BREVARD ZOO 

Brevard Zoo is a 75-acre nonprofit facility located in Melbourne, Florida, that is home to more than 900 animals representing more than 195 species from Florida, South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

The zoo features animal feedings, kayak tours, behind-the-scenes tours, and a train ride, along with the attraction Treetop Trek.

The zoo has also featured a dinosaur exhibit several times in its past; its most recent exhibit “Dinosaurs are Back” ran from November 2017 to April 2018.

Brevard Zoo is a nonprofit organization accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

The zoo is divided into four loops: Expedition Africa, Lands of Change: Australia and Beyond, Wild Florida, and Rainforest Revealed. These loops are accessed off of the main loop that encircles the flamingo pond

– Wikipedia contributed to this report

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