Baby sea turtle saved by Green Island coast guard

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 22 October, 2019
By: Natalie Tso

Coast guard personnel in Green Island rescue a baby Olive Ridley Turtle (photo: Coast Guard)

Green Island security officials discovered a baby turtle caught in a net on Monday. They called in coast guard personnel who came to rescue the turtle.

The turtle was kept warm and put in sea water and taken in to be inspected for injuries.  It has minor damages to its shell but otherwise was unharmed. 

It was found to be an Olive Ridley Turtle, which is a protected species.     [SOURCE]

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