Green turtle likely struck by boat


Tragic end: A team from WRU inspecting the carcass of the green turtle found at Sipitang beach, Sabah.

KOTA KINABALU: An endangered adult green turtle found dead on the beach of Sabah’s western Sipitang is suspected to have been killed after being hit by a boat.

“A post-mortem revealed that the turtle sustained a severe head injury, probably from being struck by a boat,” Sabah Wildlife Department assistant director Dr Sen Nathan said yesterday.

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