Boater untangles what could be world’s rarest turtle from balloon litter off East Coast

HORRY COUNTY, S. C. (WPDE) — A man who explores the Atlantic Ocean said balloon littering in the water is a common sight through summer celebrations, which lines up directly with sea turtle nesting season. AfterChris Spies saved what’s thought to be the rarest, and most endangered species of a sea turtle from one of the balloons, people across the globe are sharing photos of his experience. Caption: WPDE.