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Endangered Green Sea Turtles Released After Rehab



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    An endangered green sea turtle being released Tuesday.

    Two endangered green sea turtles were released in Florida waters after successful rehabilitation at the Miami Seaquarium.

    The two turtles, names Dawg and Seaweed, were bid farewell by a group of summer campers Tuesday. Each turtle was released in the area it was rescued.

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    Dawg is a 5-pound, 13-inch juvenile who was rescued June 21 near Oleta River State Park, where the turtle was having trouble submerging.

    Seaweed is a 12-pound, 10-inch juvenile that was rescued April 16 near a pier in John U. Lloyd State Park after it was found lethargic.

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    Kids who attended the release held posters that read “Keep on Swimming.”

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