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11th Dead Turtle Washed Up In Terengganu Within This Month Calls For Concern Of Extinction

today24 January 2022


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January 2022 is proving to be one of the deadliest months for green turtles in Terengganu as today, another carcass of the species was found stranded at a beach in the state, this time in Pantai Kelulut near Marang.

This is the 11th carcass of a green turtle that was found in Terengganu within this month alone.

As reported by national news agency Bernama, the carcass of an adult female green turtle was found stranded in a state of decay. It may have died 3 or 4 days ago, most probably from plastic ingestion.

State Fisheries Department director Ruzaidi Mamat said that this latest discovery is…

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Written by: Quinny Tan

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