Two turtles returned to the sea (Update: Photos)

Image by S.C. Aquarium

Update: The two turtles were returned to their watery home yesterday, and if you wanted to make it but couldn't, the S.C. Aquarium has loads of photos for you; see them on Facebook.

The S.C. Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital will release two recovered turtles on Thursday, August 16, at 3 p.m.

Head down to Beachwalker County Park on Kiawah Island to watch as Grover and Pier return to the sea.

Pier, a 61-pound juvenile loggerhead, came to the hospital in June after being found near the Folly Beach pier with a large shark bite taken out of the turtle's rear shall. 

Also up for a return is Grover, an 11-pound juvenile green turtle, that was rescued from a marsh in northern South Carolina on St. Patrick's Day and given antibiotics. 

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