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Fort Worth Star-Telegram 

Rescued, injured sea turtles find new home in North Texas


GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — In North Texas, where longhorns and quarter horses are a common sight, Pancake sticks out.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports first, she's a green sea turtle, a reptile native to the Texas coast who possesses a wide smooth shell.

And she has green skin.

But more importantly, Pancake is the first patient at the new sea turtle rescue center at SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium where she is on the road to recovery after having surgery for tumors.

The Grapevine aquarium is the first SEA LIFE in the United States to rehabilitate sick and injured sea turtles, an endangered s...

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