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July, 2008

  • 22 July

    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, …

  • 22 July

    Sea Turtle Saved After Injury By Poachers

    From caymannetnews.com

    (From caymannetnews.com)- The life of a 300 to 400 pound sea turtle was saved by a member of the public early this month. The turtle was found injured but still breathing in the East End environs, where poachers left her tied up in the bushes, awaiting an inevitable massacre. According …