Loggerhead sea turtle released into the Gulf of Mexico


SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas – A 100 pound Loggerhead sea turtle accidentally caught by a fisherman near Port Mansfield is released into the Gulf of Mexico.

“Kilo” was brought to Sea Turtle, Inc. for help in June. Upon arrival, Kilo was discovered to be about 10-years-old, severely anemic and had small bones and other debris blocking his gastrointestinal tract. In conjunction with Kilo’s release, CPL Retail Energy donated $10,000 to Sea Turtle, Inc.

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