MIAMI (CBSMiami) – More than 200 sea turtles are back in the ocean.
The turtles were released earlier this week by crew members from the US Coast Guard station in Fort Lauderdale.READ MORE: 'You Have Just Declared War On First Amendment In Florida': Sen. Shevrin Jones Blasts Gov. DeSantis For Signing 'Anti-Riot' Bill Into Law
The US Coast Guard released a video showing crew members releasing green, loggerhead, and hawksbill turtles back into the ocean.READ MORE: Florida House Cruise Ship Bill Narrowed To Key West
Officials said the turtles had sustained injuries during nesting season and were taken to multiple sea turtle hospitals for treatment.
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They were released as close to their habitat as possible, officials said.