BOSTON (CBS) – Endangered sea turtles nursed back to health here in Boston have been returned to the wild.

seaworldseaturtles1 Sea Turtles Rescued Off Cape Returned To Wild

(credit: Sea World)

The Kemp’s ridley sea turtles were rescued off Cape Cod in November. They were stunned by the cold weather.

Experts at the New England Aquarium treated the turtles for hypothermia and then flew them down to Sea World in Orlando.

On Tuesday, 15 of the turtles returned to the Atlantic Ocean.


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