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Species: Kemp's Ridley
Life Stage: Juvenile
Release Date: 2012-07-06 15:00:00
Release Location: Northern Gulf of Mexico
Last Location: 2012-07-31 16:58:40
Yertle is a juvenile Kemp's ridley sea turtle that was caught on a recreational fisherman's hook at a fishing pier in Bay St. Louis, MS. After rehabilitation, the turtle was released just south of Ship Island MS on July 6, 2012.