Jump to content
Join the Unexplained Mysteries community today! It's free and setting up an account only takes a moment.
- Sign In or Create Account -

One of the world's rarest turtles washes up on UK beach 4,000 miles from home


Still Waters
 Share

Recommended Posts

Posted (IP: Staff) ·

One of the world's rarest turtles has washed up on a North Wales beach more than 4,000 miles from home.

The discovery of a juvenile Kemp's Ridley sea turtle was found stranded on Talacre beach on Sunday and has since been transferred to Anglesey Sea Zoo for specialist intensive care.

The species is protected with just two known breeding sites remaining globally - both in the western Gulf of Mexico.

Although it is currently responding well to treatment, the turtle is in a serious condition from its ordeal and may not survive.

Its progress over the next few days should give an indication of its long-term prospects.

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/worlds-rarest-sea-turtle-washes-22320927

Quote

One of the world's rarest turtles is beginning to show signs of recovery after washing up on the Welsh coast.

Video:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-wales-59520232

  • Like 3
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • The title was changed to One of the world's rarest turtles washes up on UK beach 4,000 miles from home
 

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.