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Injured loggerhead sea turtle rescued in Boca

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Posted at 11:10 AM, Apr 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-04 15:05:39-04

Officers with the Boca Raton Police Marine Unit rescued a seriously injured juvenile loggerhead sea turtle on March 27. 

The turtle they named "Five-Oh" was removed from the water and placed in the care of Gumbo Limbo Nature Center staff after officers were able to control the turtle's blood loss on the scene.

Five-Oh was most likely injured by a boat, officials say. Its health is improving.