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Sea turtle stuck in lobster trapline rescued in Florida Keys

Key West, Florida – A trapped sea turtle was rescued by two Florida Keys residents.
On Sunday, the pair were fishing 30 miles offshore when they spotted a loggerhead sea turtle with a lobster trapline around its neck and fins.
The pair managed to free the turtle by using a knife to cut through the trapline.
The turtle was released and swam away from the boat.

Alfred Duncan

Alfred Duncan is a senior editor at The South Florida Daily, where he oversees our coverage of politics, misinformation, health and economics. Alfred is a former reporter and editor for BuzzFeed News, National Geographic and USA Today.

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