Mississippi Aquarium turtle release set for Thursday in Gulfport

The Mississippi Aquarium is getting set to host another sea turtle release Thursday in Gulfport.

The aquarium will release seven endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea turtles into the Gulf of Mexico at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. The aquarium staff will release the turtles near Ken Combs Pier at Courthouse Road and U.S. Highway 90.

The release will also be open for the public to attend.

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