WATCH: Herbie the Turtle Rides Again

Herbie the loggerhead turtle was released back into the wild earlier this year.

On 22 January, the South African Association for Marine Biological Research (SAAMBR) together with Nature, Environment & Wildlife Filmmakers Congress, Two Oceans Aquarium, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Dr. George Hughes and Dr. Gcina Mhlope returned Herbie to the ocean following 16 years of rehabilitation.

Watch the journey of her release below and read about her story in the June issue of SA Country Life.

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Photography SAAMBR

Leigh Hermon

A journalist by trade, features writer on occasion and now the digital editor of SA Country Life. The first chance she gets, Leigh will tell you about a podcast she was recently listening to and how you simply have to make the move from radio. In a previous life, she once taught English on Jeju which left her with an insatiable craving for kimchi.

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