Green turtle carcass found on Sabah's Sipitang beach

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 09 Mar 2016

A team of Wildlife Rescue Unit inspecting the green turtle carcass at Sipitang beach on Tuesday.

KOTA KINABALU: An endangered green turtle was found dead on the beach of Sabah’s western Sipitang here after it was hit by a boat at sea.

The carcass of the metre long green turtle (scientifically known as Chelonia mydas) was found on the beach in front of a Sipitang resthouse and was reported to the Sabah Wildlife Department on Tuesday night.

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