Turtles are often found on Texas beaches because they are nesting, injured, or sick. In our area, they do not typically come on shore to sunbathe.
What to do if you have found an injured turtle:
It can be difficult to determine when a bird needs assistance. Look for signs of wounds or entanglements. Can it stand or fly?
What to do if you have found an injured bird:
Sometimes other wildlife needs our help. This includes snakes, opossums, rabbits, and marine animals.