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800-Pound Leatherback Turtle Needed a Front End Loader to Remove It From the Beach

An 800-pound goliath of a leatherback turtle on New Smyrna Beach, Florida caused a major scene. 

A dead leatherback turtle that weighted 800-pounds washed up in Florida recently.

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According to officials, the leatherback turtle was about 10 years old. Typically, leatherback turtles can live up to 30 years

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The leatherback turtle was removed from the beach located near the Dolphin Avenue walkover.

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800-Pound Leatherback Turtle Needed a Front End Loader to Remove It From the Beach