U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Entangled Leatherback Turtle

In the series People are Awesome: U.S. Coast Guard rescue an 800-pound leatherback turtle that was entangled in fishing gear off the short of South Jersey on August 9th 2014.

Crew members from Coast Guard Station Cape May, N.J., and the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, N.J., rescue an approximately 800-pound leatherback turtle entangled in fishing gear 30 miles offshore South Jersey Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Once freed, the turtle safely swam away. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class Nick Ameen.

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