Sea Turtles released back into the ocean

5 rehabilitated sea turtles returned to ocean (Image 1)
5 rehabilitated sea turtles returned to ocean (Image 1)

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) – More than two dozen Loggerhead Sea Turtles were released back into the ocean on Wednesday.

The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores along with a number of partner aquariums released them that morning.

The sea turtles were rescued as hatchlings on Carteret County beaches and rehabilitated by the North Carolina aquariums. The public could view them until 8:30 a.m.

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