Huge rare turtle found on Thua-Thien Hue beach
  • | dtinews.vn, LD | March 17, 2023 08:00 AM
A green sea turtle weighing 100 kilos has been found at a beach in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

On March 16, a fisherman named Pham Thanh from Lang Co Town saw the turtle stuck in his net. He asked for help from nearby people to bring the turtle ashore.


The turtle has been released to back to the sea

Thanh then reported the case to local authorities.

Lang Co Town border guards co-operated with local management agencies to release the animal to the sea some hours later.

The green sea turtle is listed among endangered species. In Vietnam, it is rare to sight green sea turtles weighing over 50 kilos.

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