17 Turtles Strand Since January

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Since January four loggerhead turtles have been found on beaches in the South West of England, and 13 more were recorded around the UK and Ireland. Cornwall Wildlife Trust is urging beach walkers to look out for marine turtles after another rare Loggerhead washed up on a Cornish beach.

The recent stormy weather and strong winds almost certainly washed the turtle ashore.

Two Turtles Being Rehabituated

Joana Doyle, Marine Conservation Officer at Cornwall Wildlife Trust said,