Endangered 160-pound green sea turtle with fishing hook lodged near stomach released into wild along San Gabriel River.

A team from Aquarium of the Pacific, with the help of lifeguard area supervisor Corey Westmoreland, releases a 160-pound rehabilitated female green sea turtle in Seal Beach, CA on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. The turtle was rescued a month ago when it was found dehydrated with a fishing hook lodged in its esophagus near the stomach, officials said.

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The San Gabriel River Watershed is located in the eastern portion of Los Angeles County. It is bound by the San Gabriel Mountains to the north, most of San Bernardino/Orange County to the east, the division of the Los Angeles River from the San Gabriel River to the west, and the Pacific Ocean to the south.

The San Gabriel River receives drainage from 689 square miles of eastern Los ...more ↓

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