CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The South Carolina Aquarium will release five sea turtles back into the ocean Thursday.
The release will take place at the Isle of Palms County Park at 4 p.m.
Among the soon to be released sea turtles are Birdie, a 16-pound Kemp's Ridley, Manteo, a 60-pound juvenile Loggerhead Sea Turtle, and Taylor, a 45-pound juvenile Loggerhead Sea Turtle.
Two smaller Green Sea Turtles, 6-pound Barney and 6-pound McCann, will also be released.
All five sea turtles were brought to the Sea Turtle Rescue Program at the S.C. Aquarium to receive treatment for various injuries.