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Another Dead Sea Turtle Washes Ashore

(From southcoasttoday.com)- A sea turtle washed up on Cuttyhunk on Monday, the third dead leatherback found on the southern coast of Massachusetts this month. The latest dead leatherback follows two of its kind on southern Massachusetts beaches. Turtles entangled in rope and fishing gear usually swim away before help arrives, Mr. Sharp said, so boaters are asked to keep the animals in sight so they can direct rescuers to the turtle.


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