Green sea turtle released in Albay sea
LEGAZPI CITY – A green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) was released and sent back to the sea, its natural habitat, by officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Naval Forces Southern Luzon in Barangay (village) Rawis in this city Thursday.
The green sea turtle, estimated to be around 25 years old, was released at the beach of the naval station Julhasan Arasain.
The turtle was found and saved by Sonny Alcantara, a fisherman, after it was entangled in a net at Malobago village in Manito town.
Green sea turtles are considered endangered species. SFM
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