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Endangered Turtles Released

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The waters off Florida's Little Talbot Island State Park got 31 new residents Tuesday.

Thirty-one endangered and threatened sea turtles rescued on Cape Cod last fall were released into the warm surf after months of rehabilitation at the New England Aquarium's rescue center near Boston.

New England Aquarium staff and volunteers took on the sentimental task of placing the sea turtles on the beach and watching the turtles slowly work their way down the sand to return to their home in the ocean.

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