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Tag: Cayman Turtle Centre

Turtle Centre gets ready to open its doors to the public

Turtle Centre gets ready to open its doors to the public

| 06/10/2020 | 0 Comments

Following the passage of Hurricane Delta, staff at the Cayman Turtle Centre (CTC) are busy taking care of the animals, and work on site will continue tomorrow (Wednesday) to reset and prepare the park to be ready for re-opening to the public on Thursday 8th October from 8:00am. 

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Cayman Turtle Centre prepares for TS Delta

Cayman Turtle Centre prepares for TS Delta

| 05/10/2020 | 0 Comments

In view of the Tropical Storm Warning issued for the Cayman Islands, preparations are underway at Cayman Turtle Centre to ensure that all visitors, staff and animals remain safe. The Centre is closed to the public on Monday and Tuesday.

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Cayman Turtle Centre reopening this weekend

Cayman Turtle Centre reopening this weekend

| 03/07/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Everyone on Grand Cayman can enjoy a visit to the Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre from this weekend without the throng of tourists and for a special low entry fee. But visitors are required to bring face-masks, which they will be asked to wear in indoor areas. The CTC closed its […]

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Turtle release on Governor’s Beach this Saturday

Turtle release on Governor’s Beach this Saturday

| 13/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Turtle Centre is organising a special release tomorrow, Saturday 15 June, on Governor’s Beach to mark World Sea Turtle Day, which falls on Sunday, 16 June. Officials said the nesting season is “off to a good start” as more than 12,000 eggs have been collected at the centre.

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Why are there green iguanas at the Turtle Centre?

Why are there green iguanas at the Turtle Centre?

| 11/04/2019 | 5 Comments

In January we took our young grandson to the Cayman Turtle Centre, where he enjoyed holding a turtle and going on the waterslide. As we were sitting near the swimming pool, I was surprised to see a number of green iguanas on the ground and in the trees nearby. As well, it appeared to me […]

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Special Olympian Alec Cox looks to the next Games

Special Olympian Alec Cox looks to the next Games

| 09/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Fresh off his gold-medal-winning performance in the 800m freestyle at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, along with a bronze in the 4x50m mixed relay and fourth place in the 1,500 open-water event, Alec Cox is already looking ahead to the 2023 Games in Berlin, saying he will be training […]

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First-ever release of turtles in Cayman Brac

First-ever release of turtles in Cayman Brac

| 04/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): For the first time, the Cayman Turtle Centre released yearling green sea turtles into the wild in Cayman Brac. Government leaders, local residents and island visitors gathered at the South Side public beach on Friday, 23 March 2018 to witness the eight yearlings make their way out into the open sea to […]

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Use of turtle shells after meat removed

Use of turtle shells after meat removed

| 07/11/2016 | 36 Comments

What happens to the turtle shells after the Turtle Farm butchers the turtle for meat? Auntie’s answer: I went to the source for this one, asking the Cayman Turtle Centre (the name was changed from Turtle Farm this past September) to respond to your question, and I received a very detailed explanation of the procedure […]

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