Loggerhead Sea Turtle Rescue 2015
Well, they’re not called TANK turtles!

When you’re an FWC Law Enforcement officer you have to be ready for the unexpected. Last week, in response to a tip from a concerned citizen, officers visited a home in Jupiter, Fl to find two Loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings being kept in a household saltwater aquarium. The tank owner had collected the turtles from the canal behind his house two months prior. He put them in the tank to show his daughter and then, though he said he planned to release them, grew attached to the turtles and kept them instead. Officers seized the turtles which were then transported to Loggerhead Marine Life Sanctuary Center and ultimately release offshore. The tank owner was cited accordingly.
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