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Tour de Turtles 2020 - 04

“Maisy" crawls on a Florida Keys beach into the Atlantic Ocean Friday, June 19, 2020, in Marathon, Fla. Fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter, "Maisy," a rare hybrid hawksbill-green sea turtle, is the first of nine hardshell turtles to be released to become part of the Tour de Turtles, a "race" of released reptiles with satellite transmitters that is to begin Aug. 1 and end Oct. 31. The public can track the turtles online and the one that swims the farthest is declared the winner. "Maisy" was rescued almost a year ago and Turtle Hospital staff treated her for fibropapillomatosis, a herpes-like disease that affects sea turtles around the world. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Tour de Turtles 2020 - 03

"Maisy" crawls on a Florida Keys beach to the Atlantic Ocean Friday, June 19, 2020, in Marathon, Fla. Fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter, "Maisy," a rare hybrid hawksbill-green sea turtle, is the first of nine hardshell turtles to be released to become part of the Tour de Turtles, a "race" of released reptiles with satellite transmitters that is to begin Aug. 1 and end Oct. 31. The public can track the turtles online and the one that swims the farthest is declared the winner. "Maisy" was rescued almost a year ago and Turtle Hospital staff treated her for fibropapillomatosis, a herpes-like disease that affects sea turtles around the world. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Tour de Turtles 2020 - 02

"Maisy" begins to crawl on a Florida Keys beach to the Atlantic Ocean Friday, June 19, 2020, in Marathon, Fla. Fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter, "Maisy," a rare hybrid hawksbill-green sea turtle, is the first of nine hardshell turtles to be released to become part of the Tour de Turtles, a "race" of released reptiles with satellite transmitters that is to begin Aug. 1 and end Oct. 31. The public can track the turtles online and the one that swims the farthest is declared the winner. "Maisy" was rescued almost a year ago and Turtle Hospital staff treated her for fibropapillomatosis, a herpes-like disease that affects sea turtles around the world. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Tour de Turtles 2020 - 01

Staff from The Turtle Hospital and the Sea Turtle Conservancy carry "Maisy" to a Florida Keys beach to be released Friday, June 19, 2020, in Marathon, Fla. Fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter, "Maisy," a rare hybrid hawksbill-green sea turtle, is the first of nine hardshell turtles to be released to become part of the Tour de Turtles, a "race" of released reptiles with satellite transmitters that is to begin Aug. 1 and end Oct. 31. The public can track the turtles online and the one that swims the farthest is declared the winner. "Maisy" was rescued almost a year ago and Turtle Hospital staff treated her for fibropapillomatosis, a herpes-like disease that affects sea turtles around the world. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)