Video: U.S. Coast Guard Discovers Sea Turtle Attached to $53 Million Dollars Worth of Cocaine


The U.S. Coast Guard had an interesting day, after they rescued a sea turtle in the Pacific Ocean that had gotten tangled in a rope attached to a bunch of suspicious floating packages.

After lending the turtle a hand, the Coast Guard officers discovered those weren’t just any old plain packages floating around in the ocean.

According to USA Today, the suspicious floating bales ended up amounting to $53 million in cocaine. We’ll update this story with more details as they emerge . . .

In the meantime, here’s a short video showing the moment Coast Guard officials helped free the turtle:

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