#32: What's Happening - See Turtle Contest Winner Feeds Myrtle!

Myrtle the green sea turtle is fed small meals at least five times a day. This as opposed to fewer big meals helps to promote the natural green sea turtle feeding behavior called "grazing." Myrtle is usually fed by New England Aquarium staff and volunteers, but today two very lucky visitors got an opportunity to give it a shot!

DJ won the Aquarium's "See Turtle" photo contest, and his prize was to feed the Aquarium's biggest turtle. The feeding was covered on Channel 7 News, and here's a slideshow of what happened:


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