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Shelmore Turtle Release 04

In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, veterinarian Dr. Brooke Burkhalter displays a goldspotted eel she surgically removed from the body cavity of "Shelmore," a subadult loggerhead sea turtle, 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 recovered and was released off the Florida Keys Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Bette Zirkelbach/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Shelmore Turtle Release 03

Bette Zirkelbach, manager of the Turtle Hospital, answers questions about "Shelmore," a subadult loggerhead sea turtle, prior to the reptile's release off the Florida Keys in Islamorada, Fla., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. During a Sept. 25, 2018, surgery a Turtle Hospital veterinarian surgically removed a goldspotted eel from the reptile's body cavity. Though the 112-pound turtle was not expected to live, it recovered. Hospital officials are still not certain how the two-foot-long eel entered the turtle's digestive system. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Shelmore Turtle Release 02

Bette Zirkelbach, manager of the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital, helps guide "Shelmore," a subadult loggerhead sea turtle, to deeper water after it was released off the Florida Keys at the Islander Resort in Islamorada, Fla., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. During a Sept. 25, 2018, surgery a Turtle Hospital veterinarian surgically removed a goldspotted eel from the reptile's body cavity. Though the 112-pound turtle was not expected to live, it recovered. Hospital officials are still not certain how the two-foot-long eel entered the turtle's digestive system. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Shelmore Turtle Release

Bette Zirkelbach, left, and Dr. Brooke Burkhalter, release "Shelmore," a subadult loggerhead sea turtle, off the Florida Keys at the Islander Resort in Islamorada, Fla., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. During a Sept. 25, 2018, surgery at the Keys-based Turtle Hospital Burkhalter had surgically removed a goldspotted eel from the reptile's body cavity. Though the 112-pound turtle was not expected to live, it recovered. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2018 Underwater Santa

Spencer Slate, garbed as Santa Claus, uses an underwater propulsion device to pass a diver costumed as an elf and another wearing holiday attire Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo, Fla. Slate dons the costume and provides the opportunity for his dive shop customers to pose for underwater photos with Santa in exchange for a donation to a Florida Keys children's charity. (Frazier Nivens/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)

2018 Underwater Santa

Spencer Slate, garbed as Santa Claus, uses an underwater propulsion device to pass a diver costumed as an elf and another wearing holiday attire Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo, Fla. Slate dons the costume and provides the opportunity for his dive shop customers to pose for underwater photos with Santa in exchange for a donation to a Florida Keys children's charity. (Frazier Nivens/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)

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)