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We spent several days on the coast of South Carolina last week near Charleston. One afternoon as we were walking on the beach at Isle of Palms, we noticed a crowd of people. We walked over to see what was going on and discovered they were releasing five sea turtles that had been injured back to the sea. It was wonderful watching these turtles head directly to the water as soon as they were placed on the beach. There were two loggerheads, two green sea turtles and a Kemp's Ridley which is the most endangered sea turtle. I tried to get pictures but they kept us too far back. I was able to capture a picture one of the Loggerheads. It is wonderful what the staff at The South Carolina Sea Aquarium is able to accomplish with injured sea life.





Kevin Mackessy
Blue Olive Properties, LLC - Highlands Ranch, CO
Dedicated. Qualified. Local.

Those turtles are huge.  Must have been a sight to see.  

May 28, 2013 01:59 AM
Li Read
Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring) - Salt Spring Island, BC
Caring expertise...knowledge for you!

Thanks for sharing this...three cheers for all people who help "repatriate" wild life.

May 28, 2013 02:07 AM
Jesse Neely
Century 21 First Choice - Rock Hill, SC
Real Estate Sales Pro

I think it is fantastic. Wish I could have gotten pictures of the other turtles.

May 28, 2013 02:26 AM
Mary Beth Bellomo
Rock Hill, SC

That was quite an luckily day to be visting the beach. I adopted an endanagerd sea turtle when I was in in elementary school, like to think it helped at least one have a better life.

Jan 29, 2014 05:34 AM