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Photo of the Day: Oil-Stained Turtles

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologists and enforcement agents rescued four oiled Kemp's ridley sea turtles off the Grand Isle coast on June 1, 2010. (Photos courtesy of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries)

Today's image of the day shows one of four turtles rescued Tuesday by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries off the coast of Grand Isle, La. Once in the research lab, biologists cleaned the turtles and prepared them to be taken to the Louisiana Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans.

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