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Female loggerhead sea turtle relocated

See larger A female loggerhead sea turtle swims in her new tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff

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A female loggerhead sea turtle swims in her new tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff

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  • A juvenile female loggerhead sea turtle swims in it's old tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • A female loggerhead sea turtle swims in her new tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • A female loggerhead sea turtle swims in her new tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Kelly Sowers holds a juvenile female loggerhead sea turtle at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • A juvenile female loggerhead sea turtle swims toward the hand of Kelly Sowers in it's old tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • A juvenile female loggerhead sea turtle swims in it's old tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • A juvenile female loggerhead sea turtle swims in it's old tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • A female loggerhead sea turtle swims in her new tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • A female loggerhead sea turtle swims in her new tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Kelly Sowers releases a juvenile female loggerhead sea turtle into her new tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Kelly Sowers holds a juvenile female loggerhead sea turtle as it attempts to swim out of her hands at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • A juvenile female loggerhead sea turtle is measured and weighed at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • A juvenile female loggerhead sea turtle swims in it's old tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida while Troy Frensley, Environmental Educator, watches on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild. Greg Kahn/Staff

A female loggerhead sea turtle swims in her new tank at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on May 7, 2010. The turtle was moved to a larger 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium after being weighed and measured. As the turtle approaches adulthood in a few years, the Conservancy will release the turtle back into the wild.

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