What do you feed an almost 300-pound turtle?

That was the question facing the experts at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine.

After taking in the huge loggerhead sea turtle a few weeks ago, the staff was challenged with keeping the huge creature well fed.

It turns out the big girl is a picking eater, turning away crab, but enjoying whelk - a variety of sea snail. That's a pretty expensive palate, and the Center has already run through it's food budget for the year.

According to its Facebook Page, the Marine Mammal Stranding Center is looking for donations to help defray the turtle's food costs until it can find it a home. You can give my clicking here.