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    Nud & Miss Royal: Two Healthy Sea Turtles Back in the Open Ocean

Nud & Miss Royal: Two Healthy Sea Turtles Back in the Open Ocean

Loggerheads Miss Royal and Nud Fully Recover at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital

CHARLESTON, S.C. — April 2, 2014— After almost 10 months of expert care, two large loggerhead sea turtles are once again swimming in the Atlantic Ocean. Miss Royal and Nud were both brought to the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program in June of last year, each with different medical problems. Both were released today by boat in the [...]

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    For the First Time Ever, World-Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids Visit the Aquarium

For the First Time Ever, World-Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids Visit the Aquarium

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The South Carolina Aquarium is the Spring Destination for Mermaid Fun and Fantasy.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — March 26, 2014 — Once the subject of sea lore and myth, live mermaids are making a splash at the South Carolina Aquarium this spring break. For a limited time, The World Famous mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park will swim amongst the sea life in the Aquarium’s Great Ocean Tank, bringing [...]

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    South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Southerly Restaurant

South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Southerly Restaurant

Southerly Restaurant and the Aquarium Pair Up for Delicious Responsible Eats

CHARLESTON, S.C. — March 20, 2014 — Welcome spring with Southerly Restaurant and Patio in Mount Pleasant on March 27, 2014. Celebrate alongside their scenic outdoor patio and bar, executive Chef Chad Billings will prepare a four-course dinner which will highlight local seafood, hallmark Lowcountry taste and unique ethnic complements.

Offerings include:
• Cottage ham with early spring greens, tonnato sauce, spiced crowder peas, Pecorino [...]

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    $30,000 Google Grant Supports Education Programs for Berkeley County

$30,000 Google Grant Supports Education Programs for Berkeley County

CHARLESTON, S.C. — March 12, 2014 — The Google Data Center Fund of Tides Foundation recently gave a grant totaling $30,000 to the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston.  The grant is part of the Foundation’s commitment to play a positive role in each of the communities in which they operate and will help support South Carolina Aquarium STEM education programs for Berkeley County students and teachers.

“The Aquarium is tremendously grateful for Google’s support of [...]

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