December 10, 2018

Loggerhead turtle marks milestone for S.C. Aquarium

A loggerhead sea turtle’s return to the ocean following its recovery is a milestone for those who rehabilitated it.

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Gumby, a 40-pound juvenile loggerhead being released back into the Atlantic on Thursday, will be the 100th sea turtle to be successfully rehabilitated and released by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program.

Gumby was admitted on June 26, 2011,