Rescued Sea Turtles Sent To New Home - 27 East

Rescued Sea Turtles Sent To New Home

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Research Associate and Field Biologist Allison DePerte prepares a Kemp's ridley for its journey.             DANA SHAW

Research Associate and Field Biologist Allison DePerte prepares a Kemp's ridley for its journey. DANA SHAW

One of the rehabilitated Kemp's ridley turtles at AMSEAS.    DANA SHAW

One of the rehabilitated Kemp's ridley turtles at AMSEAS. DANA SHAW

AMSEAS Founder and Chief Scientist Robert A. DiGiovanni, Jr. and Allison DePerte, research associate and field biologist wrangle a Kemp's ridley turtle in preparation for its trip to Florida.  DANA SHAW

AMSEAS Founder and Chief Scientist Robert A. DiGiovanni, Jr. and Allison DePerte, research associate and field biologist wrangle a Kemp's ridley turtle in preparation for its trip to Florida. DANA SHAW

A Kemp's ridley turtle is prepared for its trip to Florida.  DANA SHAW

A Kemp's ridley turtle is prepared for its trip to Florida. DANA SHAW

Sammi Chaves prepares the turtles for their trip.  DANA SHAW

Sammi Chaves prepares the turtles for their trip. DANA SHAW

Some of the 11 Kemp's ridley turtles waiting for transport.    DANA SHAW

Some of the 11 Kemp's ridley turtles waiting for transport. DANA SHAW

The turtles are loaded for their short trip to Gabreski.   DANA SHAW

The turtles are loaded for their short trip to Gabreski. DANA SHAW

The turtles are loaded onto the plane.  DANA SHAW

The turtles are loaded onto the plane. DANA SHAW

The turtles are loaded onto the plane.  DANA SHAW

The turtles are loaded onto the plane. DANA SHAW

Turtles Fly Too pilots Charles Yake and Julie Tromblay make sure the turtels are secure for their flight.   DANA SHAW

Turtles Fly Too pilots Charles Yake and Julie Tromblay make sure the turtels are secure for their flight. DANA SHAW

authorStaff Writer on Mar 1, 2021
Eleven critically endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles, after 81 days in Atlantic Marine Conservation Society (AMSEAS) critical care facility, are getting a second chance at life. The rehabilitated sea turtles... more

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