A great week for these sea turtles!  Happy tails! 

(source: WPTV West Palm Beach )

BOCA RATON, Fla. – More than 600 sea turtles were released Monday back into the Atlantic Ocean during the joint effort between the Coast Guard and the Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center.

In total, 637 sea turtles were released, which included 624 Loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings, nine green sea turtles, three rehabilitated Loggerhead post-hatchling sea turtles and one Hawksbill post-hatching sea turtle.

In addition, four turtles between the ages of 6 months and one year will be released back into the wild following rehabilitation at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.

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