Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles
The global population of the Kemp’s Ridley is represented by a single population with no known subpopulations. This species primarily occurs in the Gulf of Mexico, with a single primary nesting beach located in the western Gulf of Mexico near Rancho Nuevo, Mexico (Source: IUCN, 1.27.2020)
From 2017 to 2019 – 20 Association of Zoos and Aquariums spent over
projects for North American freshwater turtle conservation.