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    A rescued sea turtle swims in its tank as NOAA research fishery biologist Lyndsey Howell places another turtle in an adjoining enclosure at the NOAA Fisheries Service Sea Turtle Facility in Galveston, Texas on Friday. Dozens of turtles arrived at the facility from the Boston area to be rehabilitated after a recent cold snap caused them to wash ashore.

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    NOAA research fishery biologist Lyndsey Howell places a rescued sea turtle in an enclosure at the NOAA Fisheries Service Sea Turtle Facility in Galveston, Texas on Friday.

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    A sea turtle looks over its enclosure at the NOAA Fisheries Service Sea Turtle Facility in Galveston, Texas.

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    Pilot Peter Seavey helps unload boxes containing rescued sea turtles at Scholes International Airport that will be transported to the NOAA Fisheries Service Sea Turtle Facility in Galveston, Texas.

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    Scholes International Airport worker Stephen Daniel takes a picture of a rescued sea turtle after 50 of the animals arrived to be transported to the NOAA Fisheries Service Sea Turtle Facility in Galveston, Texas.

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    In this undated photo provided by the Jekyll Island Authority, Dr. Terry Norton,left, veterinarian in charge of the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, and Dr. Estelle Rousselet, right, examine two endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles that are among more than 60 brought to the Georgia sea turtle hospital from Massachusetts in late November. The animals are among more than 600 endangered sea turtles suffering from acute hypothermia that have washed ashore on Cape Cod since mid-November, prompting the New England Aquarium to reach out for help to aquariums and wildlife hospitals from Pennsylvania to Florida.

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