Rescued Young Sea Turtle Making Strong Recovery

January 2, 2015 11:32 AM

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Rescued Young Sea Turtle Making Strong Recovery

The young sea turtle that could have died after being roughed up by chilly, choppy waters off the Long Beach Peninsula is making a strong recovery in Oregon.

On December 21, the turtle named, Solstice, was found on the beach near the north end of the Long Beach Peninsula. The female olive ridley turtle was quite dehydrated and its body temperature was about 15 degrees below the typical 75 degrees.

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