Turtle at loggerheads with crabpot line; set free by Coast Guard and turtle-lovers

Loggerhead turtle faces the team instead of the soup pot.

Loggerhead turtle faces the team instead of the soup pot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Members from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles and the Virginia Marine Science Museum's stranding team transfer a Loggerhead turtle from aboard a Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat - Small to the pier at Station Cape Charles, Va., May 22. The stranding team was transported to the turtle by members of Coast Guard Station Cape Charles to free the turtle and transferred it to the Virginia Aquarium. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Loretta Vargas.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Pictured is 25, also known as Big Boy, an adult male loggerhead, before being released off the shore of Virginia Beach, Oct. 18, 2011. Big Boy was rehabilitated after being freed from a crab pot line off the coast of Cape Charles, Va., by crewmembers of Coast Guard Station Cape Charles and members of the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David R. Marin.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Pictured is 25, also known as Big Boy, an adult male loggerhead, before being released off the shore of Virginia Beach, Oct. 18, 2011. Big Boy was rehabilitated after being freed from a crab pot line off the coast of Cape Charles, Va., by crewmembers of Coast Guard Station Cape Charles and members of the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David R. Marin.

The Chesapeake Legends Yarns and Barnacles

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Members from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles and the Virginia Marine Science Museum's stranding team transfer a Loggerhead turtle from aboard a Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat - Small to the pier at Station Cape Charles, Va., May 22. The stranding team was transported to the turtle by members of Coast Guard Station Cape Charles to free the turtle and transferred it to the Virginia Aquarium. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Loretta Vargas.

Members from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles and the Virginia Marine Science Museum’s stranding team transfer a Loggerhead turtle from aboard a Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat – Small to the pier at Station Cape Charles, Va., May 22. The stranding team was transported to the turtle by members of Coast Guard Station Cape Charles to free the turtle and transferred it to the Virginia Aquarium. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Loretta Vargas.

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