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Rescued sea turtle released into ocean after long recovery

Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 00:34

Sept. 5 - A loggerhead sea turtle was released into the ocean amid cheers after spending the summer recovering from a severe blood infection. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A loggerhead sea turtle is finally going home after spending the summer recovering from a severe blood infection. The female turtle was released into the waters off of Boca Raton, Florida, amid the loud cheers of beachgoers and well-wishers. She was severely underweight when she was taken into critical care but responded to medications, and after three months of care has made a full recovery.

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Rescued sea turtle released into ocean after long recovery

Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 00:34