Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Sea Turtles Suffer From Cold Weather

An early cold snap has caused more Kemp's Ridley sea turtles, to wash ashore dead. Since late October, the New England Aquarium in Boston has received 36 turtles, 30 of them since Thursday.

Volunteers walk the beaches of Massachusetts' Cape Cod Bay,during November and December looking for stranded sea turtles. Can you imagine picking up a very cold little turtle, holding him under your warm coat, and in a few minutes feel it begin to wiggle? I think that would be the greatest! Many of the turtles are saved because of the kindness of those volunteers. Read more....

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