Sea turtles ready for release in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Aquarium is preparing to release three sea turtles that were hooked this summer by recreational fishermen.

Officials say the turtles named “Ursula,” ”Green Goblin” and “Voldemort” were rehabilitated and are set to be released on Monday morning.

WAVY-TV reports ( ) that “Ursula” and “Voldemore” are both Kemp’s ridley turtles, which are the most endangered turtle species. “Green Goblin” is a green sea turtle/

Officials say the turtles are still too young for their sex to be determined.


Information from: WAVY-TV,

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