The race to save sea turtles in Virginia Beach

Posted at 2:48 PM, Jan 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-03 15:21:49-05

Tonight, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is treating 16 cold-stunned sea turtles that have washed up on the Eastern Shore & Virginia Beach in recent weeks.

The turtles are being found hypothermic and near death!

NewsChannel 3's Todd Corillo was the only reporter in the country to embed with the Coast Guard last month on a mission to rescue cold-stunned sea turtles on the East Coast.

Tonight at 5 and 6 - Todd will show you how you can Take Action and save the lives of sea turtles washing up right here in Hampton Roads.