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"We call it depredation. They are chasing bait and hooks by piers and boats," said Lovewell, who has been active in the stranding network since 1999. "We see it sometimes with dolphins as well. There is sometimes an underlying issue. In the case with turtles at the pier, they have hooks in them — it's often many hooks.

"At one point, he reached in to get the hook out and the turtle really fast just nipped and just missed him," witness Jeff Hyde said. "But that would've taken his hand right off."


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