In this photo taken Thursday, May 15, 2014, Shlomi Gez, an industrial design student at Jerusalem’s Hadassah College, builds a prosthetic fin for “Hofesh” the green sea turtle at the Sea Turtle Rescue Center in Michmoret, Israel.
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The badly injured sea turtle’s prospects are looking up – thanks to a new prosthetic fin designed by an Israeli team and modeled after the wings of a U.S. fighter jet. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
The green sea turtle, named “Hofesh,” the Hebrew word for “freedom,” is fitted with a prosthetic fin at the Sea Turtle Rescue Center in Michmoret, Israel.
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