They were among 72 Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles rescued by the New England Aquarium in November
Hundreds of endangered sea turtles have been rescued after washing ashore on Cape Cod Bay beaches.
In recent days 45 sea turtles washed ashore beaches on Cape Cod. The young turtles don’t yet know how to properly make their migration, and as a result they were stranded.
Sea turtles typically wash up on Cape Cod, but this week, two made rare appearances on the South Shore.
Workers from the New England Aquarium have released 10 endangered sea turtles back into the wild, months after they were rescued after stranding themselves on Cape Cod.
A boat was headed out Friday night to release 10 endangered sea turtles back into the wild.
It’s a troubling sight: giant, endangered turtles turning up dead on the Massachusetts coast.
Some people might think of turtles as a nice pet, but the reptiles can be hazardous to kids.