This page contains web site links to educational programs that support rescue and rehabilitation of marine
life, as well as articles and publications by Tony Amos and other
members of ARK.
Please send information or suggestions on any other sites to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We welcome your suggestions!
ARK Articles and Publications
the ARK" - a film about Tony Amos
"Leaving the ARK" directed by Minor Wilson is a Capture Now and
DeLoachfilms presentation about Tony Amos and the Animal
Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) that he founded in Port Aransas. It is a
feature length film that is currently in principle photography and
scheduled for release in February 2010. Click here to view a 6 minute
clip of the film: View the film
Although "Leaving the ARK" primarily centers
around the ARK, the film also captures Tony's life journey from the London Blitz during WWII, through his scientific voyages to Antarctica, to his 32 years in Port Aransas. The film is the TFPF 2009 RECIPIENT, awarded by the Austin Film Society....More
background info about the film.
Island Observer -
Article by Tony Amos
The ARK has handled 204 sea turtles so far this year. Of these 105 have been alive and treated at the ARK and 99 have been found dead and were examined, photographed, measured and preserved for necropsy (or if they were too badly decomposed,
TourTexas.com - Port Aransas & Mustang
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Mustang Island State
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas Park Guide - Mustang Island State
Padre Island National Seashore
Padre Island National Seashore, Sea Turtle Science and Recovery Index
Coastal Bend Audubon Society
- for birding locations, etc.
Coastal Bend Sierra Club
- for updates on kemp's ridley nesting and other items of interest
Texas Beach Watch
- for up-to-date water quality
Texas State Aquarium
For more organizations in the Port Aransas area visit www.baysfoundation.org