Four Endangered Green Sea Turtles Transported to Turtle Hospital in Marathon

The turtles were being transported by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and were set to arrive on Thursday.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013  |  Updated 5:43 PM EDT
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4 Endangered Green Sea Turtles En Route to Hospital

FWC

The turtles were en route to the hospital Wednesday.

Four endangered green sea turtles from Sea World in Orlando were en route to the Turtle Hospital in Marathon.

The turtles were being transported by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and were set to arrive on Thursday.

FWC said a large number of the turtles in distress have been coming into the southeastern part of Florida and are being sent to facilities around the state to be treated.

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