Sea Turtle Rescued from Honeymoon Island Released Today
Drew, a 135-pound loggerhead sea turtle, found floating in shallow water near Honeymoon Island this summer will be released Wednesday morning near the Palm Pavilion on Clearwater Beach.
The turtle team at Clearwater Marine Aquarium is preparing to release its fifth rehabilitated turtle of the year.
Drew, a 135-pound loggerhead sea turtle rescued near Honeymoon Island, will be released at 10 a.m. Wednesday on Clearwater Beach near the Palm Pavilion.
She was emaciated and found floating in shallow water near Honeymoon Island on June 30. Drew also was having trouble diving.
She weighed 105 pounds when rescuers first admitted her but has overcome her buoyancy problem and weighs 135 pounds.