Rehabilitated Turtles Released Back Into the Ocean in Florida

Five rehabilitated sea turtles were released back into the ocean in St Augustine, Florida, on Tuesday, May 2.

The Florida Aquarium helped the endangered turtles – which are Kemp’s ridleys, the smallest species of sea turtle – recover after they were initially stranded in a cold-stun event in New England, the aquarium said.

This footage by the Florida Aquarium shows the moment staff released the turtles back into the ocean. Credit: The Florida Aquarium via Storyful

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