March 22, 2018

South Carolina Aquarium releases loggerhead sea turtle into the wild


The South Carolina Aquarium released a juvenile loggerhead sea turtle back into the wild at Isle of Palms County Park on Monday afternoon.

The turtle named Huntington was in the aquarium’s care for almost a full year.

Huntington was found floating and unable to dive in the water off Huntington Beach by Peter Grace and his family last year.

“We were fishing off the coast of Hunting Beach State Park about a year ago and we saw a turtle floating on the surface and he was obviously