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Olive Ridley Turtle Release 02

Bette Zirkelbach, manager of the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital, right, and spectators watch "Harry," a unique juvenile olive ridley sea turtle, crawl into the Atlantic Ocean Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Key West, Fla. The reptile was found near death, entangled in a large fishing net off the Upper Florida Keys in February 2019. Hospital staff rehabilitated "Harry" and the turtle was fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter prior to its release. Olive ridley turtles normally live in the southern Atlantic and Pacific oceans and only six have ever been documented in Florida waters, hospital officials said. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Olive Ridley Turtle Release

Bette Zirkelbach, left, and Richie Moretti, right, of the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital, carry "Harry," a unique juvenile olive ridley sea turtle to be released in the Atlantic Ocean Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Key West, Fla. The reptile was found near death, entangled in a large fishing net off the Upper Florida Keys in February 2019. Hospital staff rehabilitated "Harry" and the turtle was fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter prior to its release. Olive ridley turtles normally live in the southern Atlantic and Pacific oceans and only six have ever been documented in Florida waters, hospital officials said. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2019 Tour de Turtles - 03

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, "St. Thomas," a rehabilitated juvenile green sea turtle, is given a final check Friday, July 19, 2019, at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Fla. The reptile was subsequently released in the Atlantic Ocean off the Keys. Fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter, the turtle is part of the "Tour de Turtles," a program that features online tracking of 16 sea turtles that have been or will be released off Florida and in the Caribbean. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2019 Tour de Turtles - 02

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Bette Zirkelbach, right, applies Vaseline to "St. Thomas,"  a rehabilitated juvenile green sea turtle, Friday, July 19, 2019, at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Fla. At left is Dan Evans of the Sea Turtle Conservancy. The reptile was subsequently released in the Atlantic Ocean off the Keys. Fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter, the turtle is part of the "Tour de Turtles," a program that features online tracking of 16 sea turtles that have been or will be released off Florida and in the Caribbean. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2019 Tour de Turtles - 01

Bette Zirkelbach, manager of the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital, nudges "St. Thomas,"  a rehabilitated juvenile green sea turtle, Friday, July 19, 2019, at Sombrero Beach in Marathon, Fla. Fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter, the reptile is part of the "Tour de Turtles," a program that features online tracking of 16 sea turtles that have been or will be released off Florida and in the Caribbean. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Keys Underwater Art Exhibit 02

Divers hang a large photo illustration Friday, May 24, 2019, on the superstructure of the 523-foot-long Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg that was intentionally sunk almost 10 years ago off Key West, Fla., in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The artwork, one of 24 created by Austrian photographic artist Andreas Franke, is a part of his "Plastic Ocean Project" designed to communicate the need to protect the world's oceans from plastic refuse. The entire series is to be on display on the former U.S. Air Force missile tracking ship for divers to view until Aug. 25, 2019. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Joe Berg/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Keys Underwater Art Exhibit

Divers carry a large photo illustration Friday, May 24, 2019, to be hung on the superstructure of the 523-foot-long Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg that was intentionally sunk almost 10 years ago off Key West, Fla., in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The artwork, one of 24 created by Austrian photographic artist Andreas Franke, is a part of his "Plastic Ocean Project" designed to communicate the need to protect the world's oceans from plastic refuse. The entire series is to be on display on the former U.S. Air Force missile tracking ship for divers to view until Aug. 25, 2019. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Joe Berg/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Blue Angels in Key West 2019 03

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron flies in tight formation Saturday, March 30, 2019, near Key West, Fla. The performance is part of the Southernmost Air Spectacular that is being staged at Naval Air Station Key West in the Florida Keys through Sunday, March 31. The show is themed “Women in Aviation." FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Blue Angels in Key West 2019 02

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron performs maneuvers Saturday, March 30, 2019, near Key West, Fla. The performance is part of the Southernmost Air Spectacular that is being staged at Naval Air Station Key West in the Florida Keys through Sunday, March 31. The show is themed “Women in Aviation." FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Blue Angels in Key West 2019 01

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron performs maneuvers Saturday, March 30, 2019, near Key West, Fla. The performance is part of the Southernmost Air Spectacular that is being staged at Naval Air Station Key West in the Florida Keys through Sunday, March 31. The show is themed “Women in Aviation." FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Turtle Surgery

Veterinarian Dr. Brooke Burkhalter displays a goldspotted eel she surgically removed from the body cavity of "Shelmore," a subadult loggerhead sea turtle, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Fla. Hospital officials don't understand why the turtle consumed the eel as it is not a normal part of sea turtles' diet. The turtle was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard Sept. 18, 2018. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Bette Zirkelbach/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Keys Turtle Release 01

Staff from the Turtle Hospital, including manager Bette Zirkelbach, front left, and founder Richie Moretti, front right, release "Judy" a subadult loggerhead sea turtle, off the Florida Keys Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Marathon, Fla. The 150-pound female had convalesced at the hospital since being discovered three months ago entangled in a fish trap line. Although the reptile's left rear flipper had to be amputated, hospital officials expect "Judy" to survive and eventually lay eggs. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Conch Shell 'Musicians' Compete -- and Get Engaged -- in Quirky Key West Contest

Christine King competes in the Conch Shell Blowing Contest while standing on a paddle board Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Key West, Fla. Judges evaluated contest entrants from children to seniors on the quality, novelty, duration and loudness of the sounds they produced. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Conch Shell 'Musicians' Compete -- and Get Engaged -- in Quirky Key West Contest

Charlotte Jackson, 3, blows a horse conch shell during the annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Key West, Fla. Judges evaluated contest entrants from children to seniors on the quality, novelty, duration and loudness of the sounds they produced. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Conch Shell 'Musicians' Compete -- and Get Engaged -- in Quirky Key West Contest

Mary Lou Smith, right, reacts to a surprise marriage proposal from Rick Race after she competed in the Conch Shell Blowing Contest Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Key West, Fla. Both Smith and Race are from Panama City Beach, Fla. Judges evaluated contest entrants from children to seniors on the quality, novelty, duration and loudness of the sounds they produced. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)