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Last updated: 11 june, 2010 - 15:28 GMT

The camera that hitched a 1,700km ride on a turtle

A turtle

A waterproof camera that was dropped in the sea off Aruba in the southern Caribbean has washed up in Key West, Florida.

It travelled 1,700km by hitching a ride, at least some of the way, on the shell of a turtle.

Special Agent Paul Schultz of the US Coast Guard fished it out of the water.

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First broadcast 11 June 2010

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