See: Loggerhead, green sea turtle returned to the ocean in Brevard County

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Two sea turtles returned to the Atlantic Ocean on Monday with some help from Brevard County Ocean Rescue and the Brevard Zoo.

The organizations released a green sea turtle named Schnitzel and a loggerhead named Sunflower, weighing in at 130 pounds, back to the ocean.

READ: It’s sea turtle nesting season: Here are 9 ways you can help hatchlings survive

Sea turtle nesting season started back in March and runs through October.

Click here to learn nine ways you can help baby sea turtles survive.

READ: When turtles fly: Rehabbed sea turtles flown to Kennedy Space Center to launch new lives in the Atlantic

READ: Worth shell-ebrating: Brevard Zoo releases largest-ever sea turtle patient

Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.