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Today our veterinary team helped remove hooks from wild sea turtles. One fisherman saw the special signs created by the Houston Zoo and Moody Gardens and called 1-866-TURTLE-5, starting a chain of events that began with our friends and partners at NOAA and will soon end with healthy turtles being released into the wild!
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Today our veterinary team helped remove hooks from wild sea turtles. One fisherman saw the special signs created by the Houston Zoo and Moody Gardens and called 1-866-TURTLE-5, starting a chain of events that began with our friends and partners at NOAA and will soon end with healthy turtles being released into the wild!

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Kristofer KingI noticed you took the Sharks off exhibit. Happy to hear you will be doing more for sea turtles. Would be awesome to see more of these guys in the zoo.

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Monica MartinThank You for all you do to help these animals that can't help themselves! (turtles 🐢 🐢 are my Favorite!)

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Florine ChanPoor turtle had swallowed a hook!! Gelukkig nu weggehaald 😖😖😖 RoxRoxana Chan

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Janie Pire-ArtripThank you for taking care of my favorite Sea Animals! :)

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Evelyn ArnoldAww Poor Baby ! This is my favorite exhibit at Moody Gardens ! Thank You each for your compassion and passion in helping these Amazing Creatures

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Linda TidswellThank you Houston Zoo Veterinarians👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

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Natalee KelaherThank you.

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Bevin JordanLove Dr Joe Flanagan 🐢

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Terri LouthanYay❣

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Debby Scarborough WendtThank you Dr. Flanagan and team!!

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Mary Anne Bishop Albritton❤️🙏❤️

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Lise ValbertThank you for taking care of the turtles!

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Derek BrownThank you!!!!

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Debbie Hazen BennettThank you for helping them <3

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Ricci BurbankDr. Joe is awesome!❤️

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Chelsea Oliveri👍🏻👏🏻

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Kelly MaybinAwesome!! So happy they could be helped.

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Gretchen PetersThank you for helping these amazing turtles! 🐢

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Tonita LopesThank you

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Caroline Giles HadlockRose Nazarian Ramsey❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Houston, it's time to meet your new (giraffe) bachelor! Please help us welcome Joshua.
Joshua joins the Houston Zoo family at the recommendation of the Giraffe Species Survival Plan (SSP) of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, with hopes for him to sire calves with female Masai giraffes in the Houston herd. Learn more on our blog: www.houstonzoo.org/blog/joshua-next-giraffe-bachelor/
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Houston, its time to meet your new (giraffe) bachelor! Please help us welcome Joshua. 
Joshua joins the Houston Zoo family at the recommendation of the Giraffe Species Survival Plan (SSP) of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, with hopes for him to sire calves with female Masai giraffes in the Houston herd. Learn more on our blog: http://www.houstonzoo.org/blog/joshua-next-giraffe-bachelor/

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Karthika SenthilkumarJosiah Yarbrough Jason Sanchez We should go and feed the giraffes! Let's leave early, though. I don't want to get stuck in a giraffic jam! :D

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Sakera Marcia KanuGiraffes are beeeauuuuttiful animals. I hope to see what's real.

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Snap LaneI'm going to miss Miles. He was my favorite. I hope he enjoys Virginia.

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Mary DanielsAwww....he looks like a sweet guy. Good luck with the mating game.

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Roberta PalauAkansha thought you might be interested in visiting Houstons most eligible bachelor

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Melissa FloresHanna Odom, look! There's a new Giraffe for you to go and meet! 😊

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Alicia Marie CarneyWelcome studmuffin!

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Jennifer Louise ReedMy my isn't he handsome

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Mary Scarlett SherwoodAshton Campbell I think about you every time I see a giraffe now! Lol

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Lorraine HotzeRenata lets go see this eligible bachelor 😉

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Hank GriffithHow you doin?

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Gina Weber@houstonzoo how old is Joshua, he looks young

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Janet DentonI'll miss Miles, but Joshua is awfully handsome.

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Jessica Overstreet LaasWelcome Joshua. You will have one of the finest teams taking care of you. Can't wait to meet you.

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Paula WelchJoshua is very handsome. I am sure he will appeal to the ladies.

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Gina WeberAwe gonna miss Miles! Welcome Joshua!

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Casey McaninchOh my goodness hes too adorable

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Stephanie Baker JenkinsCatherine Laws Lexi's new giraffe?!?

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Jen de TWelcome Josh!

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Kristi Dietz HolbrookWhat a handsome fella!!!

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Amanda PetersenHe's magnificent.

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Ben TomkinsonGiraffes are soooo cool!!!

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Tonita Lopesvery handsome

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Aileen KaneHello handsome!

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Penny GwenYou've got a good new home, Joshua! Welcome to Houston❤️

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