South Carolina Aquarium releases rehabilitated sea turtle

RAW VIDEO: SC Aquarium officials release sea turtle on Folly Beach

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Crews with the South Carolina Aquarium released a rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle at the Folly Beach County Park Tuesday afternoon.

According to SC Aquarium officials, the turtle, named Dewey, was released around 3 p.m.

Officials say the 71 pound turtle was transported to the aquarium in June and was missing its left front flipper which was likely lost to a predator.

Treatments included antibiotics, injectable vitamins, as well and fluids, the aquarium says.

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