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How to rescue a hawksbill turtle

A true story
Published: 
Monday, October 14, 2013

 

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A hawksbill turtle got stranded in a watermelon field on Monday morning in Mayaro.

According to Miguel Mohammed, his brother Devon Dhanessar discovered the turtle in their field around 7am Monday.

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He and his brother gathered sea water to keep the turtle cool. 

 

 

The turtle appeared to have made landfall late Sunday night and lost its way back to sea.

DSC_0767 The brothers contacted the Mayaro Police station and officials from Forestry Division.
DSC_0768 Forestry Division officials came and took back the turtle safe out to sea with the assistance of volunteers from the area.
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