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"Sir Thomas Turtleton" released in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

"Sir Thomas Turtleton" is a 60 year old turtle who will be released from the Cayman Turtle Centre on Saturday, June 2nd in honour of the Queen's Jubilee celebrating her 60 years as Queen.  "Sir Thomas Turtleton" is approximately 600 pounds and has been part of the breeding programme for 30 years.  He will be tagged and released with a satellite tracking device so that you can follow "Sir Thomas Turtleton" online http://www.seaturtle.org/tracking/index.shtml?project_id=683

If you would like to sponsor Sir Thomas Turtleton, or any other turtle for release, please contact us.  For more information about this event, click here

Follow “Jerry” Online

On February 19th 2012 Cayman Turtle Centre released a 2nd-generation captive-bred 2-year-old Green Sea turtle with a satellite tracking tag.  This is the first time that this project has ever been attempted with a green sea turtle that has been bred, hatched and raised in captivity.  The sponsoring family has named their green sea turtle Jerry and released him in front of their beach home on Queen’s Highway, East End in Grand Cayman, where Jerry will be able to find a lot of turtle grass inside the reef to get him started on his travels.   We are excited to invite you to join Jerry on his adventures by tracking his location online – to follow Jerry visit this link http://www.seaturtle.org/tracking/index.shtml?tag_id=112227

We are excited to announce that we are now in the process of preparing a 3-year-old turtle for release with a satellite tracking tag as well.  Please let us know if you are interested in sponsoring by contacting us at info@turtle.ky

Good luck Jerry! 

Watch a video about Jerry here.