| A loggerhead turtle is released to its ocean habitat; Caretta, a female loggerhead who was raised in captivity, lives in the South Carolina Aquarium’s Great Ocean Tank. Photographs (2) by Jason Stemple
June 13, 2013
Rehabilitated loggerheads return to the depths
written by Gregory Mangieri
If you enjoyed reading our June feature “Return of the Ancient Mariner” which surveyed the status of threatened loggerhead turtles, you’re going to love this update. Since going to press, three lucky loggerheads have been nursed back to health by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Team, two of which have taken to the waves once again.