PERSEVERANCE: Kemp’s ridley sea turtle stranded on beach in Europe in 2008 returned to Gulf waters off Fla. – The Washington Post

SARASOTA, Fla. — Johnny the sea turtle has traveled more than many people do. But the journey that took him from the Gulf of Mexico to Europe and back isn’t over yet.

The 68-pound, rare Kemp’s ridley turtle was released into the Gulf on Tuesday morning near Sarasota. About 300 people stood on the beach to bid Johnny farewell as he swam off into the surf off Lido Key.

via Kemp’s ridley sea turtle stranded on beach in Europe in 2008 returned to Gulf waters off Fla. – The Washington Post.

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