cbs4 My 33 Header Logo

Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

OD, a green sea turtle swims in a husbandry tank Thursday, July 25, 2013, at The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Thursday, the turtle was shipped some 2,400-miles, via FedEx, from the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital where it had been cared for for almost five years. The reptile can't be released because of a irreparable collapsed lung and is to live out its life in the Vegas aquarium's 1.3-million-gallon exhibition tank.  (Darrin Bush/Las Vegas News Bureau)

Rescued Keys Turtle Flies To Swim In New Vegas Home

Found weak and floating on his side in the waters off the Keys, OD the green sea turtle was rescued and rehabilitated for almost five years and is now living it up in his new home in Las Vegas.

07/26/2013

OD, a 320-pound green sea turtle lifts his head to breathe in a transition pool at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Marathon, Fla. Because of an irreparable collapsed lung, the turtle cannot be released into the wild. It is set to be loaded on a FedEx flight to Las Vegas early Thursday, July 25, and live out its life at the The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Resort and Casino. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Rescued Keys Sea Turtle Arrives In Las Vegas

A South Florida sea turtle has found a new home in Sin City. OD was shipped via FedEx and arrived in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thursday afternoon.

07/25/2013

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,517 other followers