Coast Guard, Turtle Hospital crews release 150-pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle near Key West

A Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boatcrew, and personnel from the Turtle Hospital, released Drifter, a 150-pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle, back to the wild near Key West, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Drifter was rescued and rehabilitated after Hurricane Irma. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Karrie Jeffries

A Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boatcrew release Drifter, a 150-pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle, back to the wild near Key West, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Karrie Jeffries

MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boatcrew and personnel from the Turtle Hospital released Drifter, a Loggerhead Sea Turtle, back to the wild off Sunset Key near Key West, Thursday morning.

Drifter was rescued from fishing line that was part of storm debris from Hurricane Irma and rehabilitated at the Turtle Hospital in Key West.


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