Turtle Strangled in Net: Community Comes to the Rescue

Justin, Cade, Jill, and I met up at the Marine Environmental Education Center in Hollywood, FL for a festival to celebrate the ocean on Saturday, April 20th, 2019. We went snorkeling and found dead fish, stingrays, nurse sharks, and a green turtle caught in a gill net. The community joined in to get the net out of the water. Marine Animal Rescue Society responded to the report to get the net off the beach and schedule a follow up netting clean to ensure no pieces were missed.

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