Rescued just in time. An injured loggerhead sea turtle was pulled out of a Coconut Grove canal by Florida Fish and Wildlife Officials after receiving a call from a good Samaritan of a turtle in distress.
Taco the loggerhead sea turtle, who was rescued on Cinco de Mayo, returned to the ocean off a posh Florida Keys resort Friday.
A young turtle found floating in a weed patch off the coast of the Keys is expected to make a full recovery.
Just a few years ago, Florida’s beloved loggerhead sea turtles were in a population slump. Not this year.
Instead of catching fish, a New York angler instead reeled in a 30-pound baby loggerhead turtle off a Brooklyn pier.
As temperatures begin to hover in low 80s during the day, Spring is definitely in the air. Another sure sign of the change in the season, sea turtles will soon start making their way onto beaches up and down the state to lay their eggs.
During a holiday vacation in the Florida Keys, former President Jimmy Carter helped release a rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle Tuesday.