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“Good Hope” Sea Turtle Dies; Vet Harvests Remaining Eggs

“Good Hope”, a female hawksbill sea turtle that was airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to Turtle Hospital in Marathon, unexpectedly died Tuesday morning.

CBS4–10/02/2012

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Sea Turtle Recovering, Producing Eggs At Keys’ Turtle Hospital

“Good Hope”, the female hawksbill sea turtle airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to Turtle Hospital in the Keys, was recovering Saturday and producing eggs, officials said.

CBS Miami–09/22/2012

A hand reaches to collect an egg deposited by a critically ill female hawksbill sea turtle Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, at the Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Fla. The female reptile, laden with eggs, was discovered on a St. Croix, U.S.V.I., beach Aug. 24, just after Tropical Storm Isaac brushed the Virgin Islands and flown to the the Florida Keys-based hospital. Staff members there hope to save the turtle, hatch any fertile eggs and return the mother and babies to St. Croix. (Jim Weidman/The Turtle Hospital via the Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Rescued Hawksbill Turtle Lays Eggs

A badly injured female hawksbill sea turtle, which airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the Turtle Hospital in Marathon, laid several eggs.

09/04/2012

Veterinarian Dr. Doug Mader, center, ultrasounds an endangered hawksbill sea turtle at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, in Marathon, Fla. The female reptile, laden with eggs, was discovered on a St. Croix, U.S.V.I., beach Aug. 24, just after Tropical Storm Isaac brushed the Virgin Islands. Hospital staff hope to save the turtle and hatch any fertile eggs with the goal of returning them all to St. Croix. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Vets & Volunteers Work Round The Clock To Save Turtle

An egg-laden, hawksbill sea turtle, airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the Turtle Hospital in Marathon over the weekend is in “extremely guarded condition.”

09/03/2012

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, center, raises his hands signifying that he too is listening with students to a teacher's instructions at Stanley Switlik Elementary School Tuesday, May 8, 2012, in Marathon, Fla. Scott presided over a Florida Cabinet meeting in the Florida Keys Tuesday morning, visited with students and is slated to release a recovered turtle off the Keys Tuesday afternoon. (AP Photo/Florida Keys News Bureau, Andy Newman)

Gov. Scott Releases Mended Sea Turtle Off Keys

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has released a recovered green sea turtle off the Florida Keys Tuesday afternoon.

CBS4–05/08/2012

TURTLE RELEASE

Sea Turtles Begin Nesting Season

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.

CBS4–03/15/2012

A loggerhead sea turtle swims off the Florida coast (Source: AP file photo)

SeaWorld Releases Loggerhead Turtle, 1,000th Rehabilitated

There is one more loggerhead sea turtle in the wild, thanks to SeaWorld.

CBS4–03/12/2011

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