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Rescued sea turtle to be released

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MARATHON, Fla. (WSVN) -- A rescued sea turtle is ready for release after being rehabilitated by rescuers.

The turtle, named Francis, is a Loggerhead turtle that weighs about 170 pounds. She was found in January with a clogged digestive track.

Francis was taken in, treated with antibiotics and Beano and will finally be able to return to her ocean home on Saturday, at 10 a.m., at Sombrero Beach in Marathon.

The public is invited to witness Francis' release.

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