A great week for these sea turtles! Happy tails!
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.