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FWC biologists rescue entangled loggerhead sea turtle

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TAMPA (WFLA) – Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologists rescued an entangled loggerhead sea turtle on Tuesday.

FWC said the biologists came across the turtle as they were headed out for a day of diving at research sites.

They released a video of the rescue in the Keys on the MyFWC Facebook page.

Loggerhead turtles are the most common sea turtles in the Tampa Bay area. They are a threatened, federally protected species.

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