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Public Sea Turtle Release on May 23rd, World Turtle Day!

Join us at Sombrero Beach on Tuesday 5/23 at 10 am as we release Don on World Turtle Day!

Celebrate WORLD TURTLE DAY and JOIN us for a Public Sea Turtle Release Tuesday, May 23rd  at Sombrero Beach in MarathonBring your family and friends! Don, a 200 pound male loggerhead sea turtle was rescued from Vaca Cut last month where he was found entangled in fishing line, struggling to surface.  Don was disentangled and treated at the Turtle Hospital for wounds on his face and shoulder.  Treatment included broad spectrum antibiotics, vitamins, and a healthy diet of squid and fish.  Big Don is healthy and ready to return to the sea!  Don will arrive in the turtle ambulance at 9:30 a.m., with release promptly at 10:00 a.m. See you there!

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