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Loggerhead sea turtles gain miles of protected shoreline

 
FILE--Two loggerhead sea turtles, Grinch (foreground), weighing in at 90lbs and Eve (rear) , weighing in at 125lbs are released back into the wild after undergoing rehabilitation at Miami Seaquarium. The federal government extended substantial protection to loggerhead sea turtles on Wednesday, designating hundreds of miles of coastline and ocean as critical habitat including beaches in Broward and Monroe counties.

On Wednesday, hundreds of miles of shoreline were designated as critical habitat to protect endangered loggerhead sea turtles.

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