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USGS scientists coordinate the rescue of over 60 sea turtles in cold weather snap

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U.S. Geological Survey Biologist Dan Catizone prepares a cold-stunned green sea turtle for transport to Gulf World Marine Institute near St. Joseph Bay, Florida January 23, 2024. The animals were pulled from fatal water temperatures off the coast of Florida and from beaches in a collaborative rescue event by the USGS, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to be rehabilitated until water temperatures rise. 


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