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Young turtle tangled in fishing net rescued at Nai Harn

Young turtle tangled in fishing net rescued at Nai Harn

PHUKET: A young turtle was rescued at Nai Harn Beach this afternoon (Oct 8) after it was found tangled in a discarded fishing net.

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By Eakkapop Thongtub

Thursday 8 October 2020, 05:40PM


A foreigner at the beach discovered the turtle and called lifeguards  to help, explained Rawai Mayor Aroon Solos.

After the net was cut in order to free the turtle, staff from Rawai Municipality arrived to pick up the turtle and take it to the Phuket Marine Biological Centre (PMBC) at Cape Panwa.

Marine life experts at the centre will keep the turtle under observation and provide any treatment required, Mayor Aroon added.

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