An impressive crowd gathered to wave goodbye as Saddle sprinted out to sea. This sub-adult loggerhead was released at Bahia Honda State Park surrounded by Turtle Hospital staff, tourists, Keys residents, local politicians and a camera crew. Rehab staff polled each other on what Saddle would do first upon release and all came to the same conclusion: he’d find food. Saddle was a feisty loggerhead, living true to the name with an impressive mouth size and appetite. With a quick and full recovery, we were excited to send him home!
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