Untamed Lowcountry

June 19, 2014

Shrimper revives ailing, endangered turtle

When Andrew Van Frank went shrimping Wednesday morning near the Harbor River Bridge, he got a surprise when he pulled in his net. He had snared a sea turtle, later identified as a Kemp's Ridley turtle, one of the world's most endangered species. And it wasn't well.

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