50-year-old sea turtle has new Vegas home

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by CNN

kvue.com

Posted on October 9, 2013 at 12:08 PM

LAS VEGAS -- He was found washed up off the coast of North Carolina in 1999. Nearly 10 years later OD the sea turtle was found again, this time injured in Florida.

Now at 50 years old, OD is making a comeback in Las Vegas. Weighing in at 320 pounds, OD has a new home at Mandalay Bay's Shark Reef Aquarium.

He joins two other green sea turtles and 22 other species of rays, fish and sharks there.
 

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