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Thursday, August 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Loggerhead turtles in Virginia

A loggerhead sea turtle that was discovered during an excavation performed by the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center imprints on the beach near 66th Street in Virginia Beach, Va., on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. This is one of three turtles that will be taken to the aquarium as part of a research project to study their growth. They will be on display for the public to see and in about 14 months, the turtles, equipped with satellite transmitters, will be taken by boat and released off the coast of North Carolina.