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Turtle returns to sea after months of injury treatment

05/08/2021 11:43 PM | Click to read full article

Home at last! Taking her sweet time, a sea turtle sauntered slowly back to sea on Thursday after months recovering from an injury.

Fishermen found Stitch, a loggerhead sea turtle, off Israel's coast in December with a fishing hook lodged in her mouth that had caused her lungs to fill up with water.