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Associated Press
A Kemp's ridley hatchling makes its way to the Gulf of Mexico as it is released Friday, June 1, 2012, at Malaquite Beach in Corpus Christi, Texas. The crowd attending the first public release of the hatchlings was estimated at 400. Donna Shaver, chief of the division of sea turtle science and recovery at the seashore, said there should be about 25 hatchling releases this season. (AP Photo/Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Rachel Denny Clow)

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