Atlantic green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Rescued: November 24, 2007 from Southold Main Beach, NY
Released: August 16, 2008 from Swordfish Beach Club, Westhampton Beach, NY
Louie's latest location:
Photos from Louie's release at Swordfish Beach Club
Rob DiGiovanni, Foundation Director and Senior Biologist (right) attaching
a satellite tag to Louie's carapace (upper shell) before the release.
Excited beach club members awaiting Louie's release...
Riverhead Foundation biologists and volunteers carrying Louie to the
release site accompanied by excited children.
Gretchen Kowalik, Riverhead Foundation biologist, carrying Louie
to its release spot.
Gretchen placing Louie by the surf.
Louie entering the surf...
Louie in the surf on the way to its ocean home!