From near death to new life: Turtle leaves Oregon for San Diego Share this story email Share this story «Previous 6 of 13 Photos Next » Read the story « » Koa the sea turtle "He's a young mature male. He looks good, he's reacting well, he's eating well. He's gaining weight," said Laura Todd with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "So we presume that he'll be able to set free."