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Peregrine Falcon Rescue

Contact:          Erica Palmer, Veterinary Technician                              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone:             (340) 690-5551 Email:             [email protected] THOMAS, Virgin Islands – March 29, 2019  Coral World Ocean Park Rescues a Peregrine Falcon On December 28th, 2018, a member of the community found a very weak young,…

“Fragments of Opportunity”

St. Thomas native Logan Michelle William’s love affair with coral began when she was two years old, snorkeling the waters of St. Thomas with her father. “I grew up here, born and raised,” said Williams, education outreach coordinator at Coral World. “Being able to dive and see these incredible organisms in this…

St Croix Rescued female Hawksbill sea turtle taken to Coral World for rehabilitation

A critically endangered 120 pound Hawksbill sea turtle was rescued from Shoy’s Beach, St. Croix on Thursday, October 11. The preliminary examination conducted by Dr. Michelle Mehalick at the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center, indicated the turtle sustained an injury to the right rear flipper and appeared very lethargic.   On Saturday, October 13, the…