Aquarium receives second cold-stunned turtle of 2016

Photo Courtesy: Virginia Aquarium

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center received its second cold-stunned turtle of the season on Wednesday.

The juvenile green turtle has been named Rainier, and reportedly arrived at the aquarium with a body temperature of 48.9 degrees. Rainier was sent to the aquarium from Kiptopeke State Park.

Photos: Aquarium receives second cold-stunned turtle of 2016

The aquarium posted about the turtle on Facebook Thursday, a little less than a week after receiving its first turtle, which was named Petrified Forest.

Petrified Forest is in recovery, according to the aquarium.

Photo Courtesy: Virginia Aquarium
Photo Courtesy: Virginia Aquarium

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