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WATCH: Sea turtle found with 30 pieces of plastic in its stomach is released


A sea turtle, that had plastic in its belly, was released back into the Atlantic Ocean Wednesday. 

“Humbug”, a loggerhead sea turtle, was found in the Sebastian Inlet on December 14 before and was brought to the Brevard Zoo, according to the Zoo’s post on Facebook

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When tests were run on Humbug, 30 pieces of plastic were found inside her stomach, WKMG reported. 

Humbug is said to have ingested plastic pieces of garbage and grocery bags. 

“Over 100 million marine animals die a year from plastic debris in the ocean,” according to the Sea Turtle Conservancy

Humbug beat those odds, is healed and back in her natural habitat. 

Read more at WKMG

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