Leatherback turtles last seen on Terengganu shores in 2010


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  • Friday, 27 Nov 2015

Photo courtesy of the Turtle and Marine Ecosystem Centre (Tumec).

MALACCA: The endangered leatherback turtle's last recorded landing on the shores of Terengganu was in 2010.

Fisheries deputy director-general (development) Zulkafli Abd Rashida said only eight nests were recorded during that landing and worse, the eggs did not hatch at all.

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