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Lou Browning, of Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation, holds a loggerhead turtle on Jan. 2. Volunteers along North Carolina’s coast are walking through muck and going out on kayaks to rescue sea turtles that get stuck in sounds when the water turns cold.

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Volunteers search NC coast to rescue sea turtles

Slogging through muck and venturing out on kayaks, volunteers along North Carolina’s seashore are rescuing sea turtles that become stunned when the water turns cold and get stuck in coastal sounds, unable to save themselves.

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