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SHOTLIST:SOURCE - RESTRICTION or COURTESY: AP Television - AP Clients Only- Location - Date: QUINCY, Massachusetts1. Worker putting turtle on table2. Various of turtle getting acupunture3. SOUNDBITE: Connie Merigo, New England Aquarium, head of marine rescue team.See transcription below.4. Turtle getting acupuncture5. SOUNDBITE: Claire McManus, Licensed acupuncturistSee transcription below6. Various of turtles in water7. Turtle getting laser treatment8. Close of turtle getting acupuncture9. Wide of turtle getting acupuncture10. Close of turtle getting acupuncture11. SOUNDBITE: Connie Merigo, New England Aquarium, head of marine rescue team.See transcription below12. SOUNDBITE: Claire McManus, Licensed acupuncturistSee transcription below13. Med of McManus looking at turtles in tank14. Close of turtles in tankVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:)(video - turtle being carried over to table :14) DEXTER, A JUVENILE KEMP RIDLEY SEA TURTLE, GETS READY FOR HIS CLOSEUP.nats (tight shot of hand/flipper): I'm just feeling his anatomy here so I can find the point" 1:29NOT JUST ONE POINT... BUT MORE THAN A DOZEN ARE NEEDED TO TREAT DEXTER.Natsot: " i'm actually using a point on his leg to help his shoulder right now .2:19CALIRE MCMANUS IS A LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST WHO GOT THE UNUSUAL call FROM THE NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM TREATMENT CENTER.Soundbite: Connie Merigo, New England Aquarium" We reach a point sometimes that the traditional methods aren't working the way we want them to"SO MCMANUS WINGED IT, FIGURING OUT HOW TO PLACE THE THIN NEEDLES ON THE SEA TURTLES.SOUNDBITE: "I work alongside the vet to find the anatomical locations where I might put the needles on humans to treat the front limbs.DEXTER WAS AMONG HUNDREDS OF TURTLES THAT GOT STRANDED ON CAPE COD AND THE SOUTHERN MASSACHUSETTS SHORE OVER THE WINTER.MANY WERE BROUGHT TO THE AQUARIUM SUFFERING FROM HYPOTHERMIA AND OTHER INFECTIONS LIKE PNEUMONIA."nats tapping needle going in" 1:10DEXTER AND FLETCHER MOON (#179), ANOTHER ENDANGERED KEMP RIDLEY, ALSO LOST USE OF THEIR FRONT FLIPPERS, REQUIRING the high tech - (nats beeping tape 2).AND LOW TECH APPROACH.nats: underneath his flippers he has five fingers like you and I ACUPUNCTURE CAN REDUCE STRESS, INCREASE BLOOD FLOW AND BOOST THE IMMUNE SYSTEM.AFTER MULIPLE TREATMENTS - SOUNDBITE: ConnIe Merigo/ New England Aquarium" We are seeing improved limb use and appetite. They are eating own their own which is fantastic."SOUNDBITE: Claire McManus, Acupunturist""Makes me feel very happy"(NATS camera plopping in water)THE ULITMATE REWARD FOR MCMANUS AND THE MARINE RESCUE TEAM WILL BE WHEN DEXTER, fletcher moon AND THE REST OF THE TURTLES RETURN TO THE WILD.