6 turtles released Saturday morning on Hatteras Island

North Carolina

HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C. (WAVY) — Six sea turtles returned home to the ocean on Saturday morning. 

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island rehabilitated the four loggerhead and two green sea turtles. 

Five were cold stunned during the winter, and another was trapped in a net. 

They were all be released at 11 a.m. at Frisco Bath House on Hatteras Island. The event was open to the public.

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