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Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle, Stranded in
Holland, Released on Texas Coast

ABC News, by Ned Potter

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/10/2012 4:52:42 AM

They named her Flip — a Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle found last December, stranded on the coast of Holland. She was injured and stunned by the cold. But the scientists and animal lovers who rescued her took advantage of a key fact about Kemps’ Ridleys — that while they’re endangered, they are also among the world’s great long-distance travelers. Specialists nursed her back to health, and released her into the water today — off the coast of south Texas. “We couldn’t have asked for it to go any better,” said Iain Scouller,

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Clear your head of the depressing, scary stuff and enjoy this little upbeat story. I liked it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mr smart, 11/10/2012 5:04:34 AM     (No. 9004454)

Just like with people that say a UFO took them none of the other Turtles will belive her story.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: balogreene, 11/10/2012 7:14:41 AM     (No. 9004579)

#1, post of the year. Too funny. It is a great story. Thanks OP.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LouD, 11/10/2012 9:04:07 AM     (No. 9004784)

And this is more important to ABC than what happened in Benghazi? Incredible!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: maggie2u, 11/10/2012 10:22:37 AM     (No. 9004983)

LOL #1...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/10/2012 10:58:01 AM     (No. 9005079)

I helped a fisherman here in Florida catch one just this size the other dat. I wonder if it was headed to Holland.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 11/10/2012 11:00:50 AM     (No. 9005086)

Very good story. Thanks for posting.

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