Loggerhead turtle with head fracture being released back into Keys waters

 
 
Cupid, a loggerhead turtle had been recuperating at Marathon's Turtle Hospital.
Cupid, a loggerhead turtle had been recuperating at Marathon's Turtle Hospital.

Cupid, a 150-pound loggerhead turtle recuperating at Marathon’s Turtle Hospital, is to be released back to the sea Saturday morning at Sombrero Beach in Marathon.

Cupid was rescued off Marathon on Valentine’s Day when she was found floating and swimming in circles.

A severe head fracture, likely from a boat strike, had crippled the turtle, according to hospital spokesmen.

After spending some months in a float harness and recuperating, Cupid is ready to get back to her home.

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