Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue injured sea turtle 2 miles southeast of Plantation Key

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue injured sea turtle 2 miles southeast of Plantation Key
Members of Coast Guard Station Islamorada place an injured sea turtle into a container of water Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 to be transported to the Marathon-based Turtle Hospital. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class John Brandt MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued an injured sea turtle Tuesday approximately 2 miles southeast of Plantation Key. Watchstanders with Coast Guard...

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

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 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...