A loggerhead turtle appears dead on Lechería beach

The commission proceeded to carry out the burial of the corpse.

This Tuesday a dead loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) appeared on Los Canales de Lechería beach, Urbaneja municipality of Anzoátegui state.

Officials of the Ministry of Ecosocialism (Minec) in the state attended the stranding of the “young male specimen, in an advanced state of decomposition, with a length of 90 cm long by 63 cm wide and 30 cm high, with an approximate weight of 30 kilos ”, as reported on the institution's social networks.

The technicians who came to the place appreciated: "a blow to the upper right part of the shell, it is presumed that the chelonian could have been hit by a boat."

The commission proceeded to carry out the burial of the corpse, keeping the biosecurity measures.

 

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