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Ferdinand Magellan

Virginia Aquarium Tracking

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Species: Loggerhead
Life Stage: Juvenile
Gender: Unknown
Release Date: 2017-10-18 14:45:00
Release Location: Beaufort, North Carolina
Last Location: 2017-12-30 00:48:49

Adoptive Parents:
Poppy Buller
Jonathan Cantillo
Kathy Norton
Delaney Rae Hatfield
Will Pepi
Maggie Wallace
Hannah Purvis
Sara Felde
Maria Hernandez
Ashley Wormington
Carol Dotson
Sarah Brown
TJ Stanley
Thom and Rebecca Burton
Lu Behrens
Marta Salazar
Daniel Shedd
Tucker Watson
Lisa Lancaster


"Ferdinand Magellan" is part of a partnership program with Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. This little loggerhead was raised at the Aquarium and released into the Gulf Stream waters offshore of North Carolina. Prior to release, (Insert name) was outfitted with a high-tech, miniature solar satellite tag. The tag was applied by Dr. Kate Mansfield of the University of Central Florida using a method developed by Dr. Kate and colleagues (Mansfield et al., 2014).

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