Rescued turtles return to sea

After long rehab, a journey begins

A loggerhead was among 14 turtles released yesterday on Dowses Beach in Osterville. The turtles washed up on Cape Cod beaches last fall, and after their rescue underwent month of rehabilitation spearheaded by the New England Aquarium.
By Jenna Russell and Erin Conroy
Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent / August 25, 2006

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OSTERVILLE -- Set down on the sand a stone's throw from the ocean, the turtles seemed to pause to sniff the salty air of freedom. Then the smallest one lurched toward the water, as a cheer went up from hundreds of jubilant onlookers. (Full article: 691 words)

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