SEA SHEPHERD SAVES ENDANGERED TURTLE ON FINAL CARIBBEAN PATROL


Antigua and Barbuda, Aug. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Operation Jairo Videos and photographs

 

On July 31st, the crew of Sea Shepherd’s The MV Brigitte Bardot, together with researchers from the Antigua Sea Turtle Project (ASTP), rescued an endangered sea turtle on the beaches of Barbuda during Operation Jairo Caribbean.

The turtle, a critically endangered hawksbill, had come ashore to nest and became trapped under a rocky ledge. Unable to free herself, she could not return to the ocean.

 

“She wedged herself into a position where she couldn’t back up and she couldn’t turn around.” says Dr. Kate Levasseur, a conservation researcher with ASTP who has been collecting data on the turtles of Antigua and Barbuda since 2009.

 

Working quickly and carefully, the…

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