Image of the Day: Yawkey's Rescue

A juvenile leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) weighing 475 pounds was stranded this week at the Yawkey-South Island Preserve, rehabilitated at the South Carolina Aquarium, and released into the wild yesterday.

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