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Coast Guard rescues stuck turtle

Posted at 9:18 AM, May 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-13 09:18:48-04

(CNN NEWSOURCE)  A U.S. Coast Guard crew freed a sea turtle that was found stuck in a crab pot west of Longboat Key, the Coast Guard's Southeast region said on Twitter.

The turtle "swam away with no apparent injuries, " the USCG tweeted.

The U.S. Coast Guard reminded boaters "to keep sharp lookout for marine life."