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Loggerhead turtle washed up in Port Soderick

Mon, 11 Jan 2016


A small loggerhead turtle which washed up in Port Soderick last week probably got "blown off course".

That's according to the Manx Wildlife Trust which is "fascinated" by the discovery; the only turtles which occasionally frequent Manx waters are the leatherback species.

The find has been reported to the Natural History Museum but no decision has been made yet on what will happen to the creature.

Marine officer Lara Howe explains:

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