Green turtle Rocky was found near Urangan Pier with a hook and fishing line embedded in him and Sam came with the aquarium when owner Ross Wolff took over 24 years ago.
Green turtle Rocky was found near Urangan Pier with a hook and fishing line embedded in him and Sam came with the aquarium when owner Ross Wolff took over 24 years ago. Alistair Brightman

Turtle-y awesome sight at Urangan marine aquarium

GREEN turtles Sam and Rocky have become best mates at Neptune's Reefworld.

They are both rescue turtles.

Rocky was found near Urangan Pier with a hook and fishing line embedded in him and Sam came with the aquarium when owner Ross Wolff took over 24 years ago.

Sam is 45 to 50 years old, while Rocky is between 35 and 40.

Green turtles can live to more than 100 so these guys still have a lot of swimming to do.

Journalist Kristy Martin and work experience student Lacee-Ann Froeschl feed the green turtles at Neptune's Reefworld.
Journalist Kristy Martin and work experience student Lacee-Ann Froeschl feed the green turtles at Neptune's Reefworld. Alistair Brightman


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