An alert Loggerhead turtle awaits his fate in the Sunshine State after being flown more than 1,300 miles from the Northeast while five aquariums and wildlife recovery facilities including Sea World, offloaded 35 endangered sea turtles from a Coast Guard C-130J in Orlando, Fla., that originated from Cape Cod, Mass., Dec. 7, 2012. A record number of turtle "cold strandings" in the Northeast coast prompted the emergency flight.
An alert Loggerhead turtle awaits his fate in the Sunshine State after being flown more than 1,300 miles from the Northeast while five aquariums and wildlife recovery facilities including Sea World, offloaded 35 endangered sea turtles from a Coast Guard C-130J in Orlando, Fla., that originated from Cape Cod, Mass., Dec. 7, 2012. A record number of turtle "cold strandings" in the Northeast coast prompted the emergency flight. US COAST GUARD
An alert Loggerhead turtle awaits his fate in the Sunshine State after being flown more than 1,300 miles from the Northeast while five aquariums and wildlife recovery facilities including Sea World, offloaded 35 endangered sea turtles from a Coast Guard C-130J in Orlando, Fla., that originated from Cape Cod, Mass., Dec. 7, 2012. A record number of turtle "cold strandings" in the Northeast coast prompted the emergency flight. US COAST GUARD

Sea turtles stranded in Cape Cod’s cold water airlifted to Florida

December 07, 2012 2:57 PM