WATCH : Turtles return to the wild
https://lucascoelhodg.com.br/3509-dpt44753-trollagem-termino-de-namoro.html Crowds surrounded the volunteers as they brought out Jaimee the endangered Loggerhead and Mungo the critically endangered Hawksbill sea turtle.
http://www.bundeskreditgenossenschaft.de/3345-dde56551-live-chat-frauen-unitymedia.html Projects and Research Manager of ASR Rochelle Ferris addressed the crowd about issues facing endangered sea turtles and individual impact on these beautiful marine parks.
http://securegasltd.com/3475-cs13091-slots-pinguin-zahlt.html « We are here to raise the issues and remind people that we having critically endangered species in our backyard that we need to protect, » Ms Ferris said.
easily lucky pirate casino slots Both sea turtles were found stranded on local beaches between Ballina and the Grafton area more than 4 months ago and have since been treated at the sea turtle hospital in Ballina.
Jaimee the Loggerhead sea turtle weighed only 37kgs and had an 80% barnacle load when she was found on the Richmond River on the December 15.
With only four and a half months in care Jaimee now weighs 51kgs on her release.
The Hawksbill sea turtle Mungo was found on January 4 covered 100% in barnacles and only weighing 6.2kgs
Since his entry at the sea turtle hospital Mungo made a full recovery.
Jaimee and Mungo are just two of the many sea turtles Seabird Rescue saves each year.
« We can rescue anywhere between 50 to 150 sea turtles in a one year period and that’s between Tweed Head and Grafton, » Ms Ferris said.
« We wanted to release the turtles in Byron to thank the Byron Shire Council for refusing shark meshing in their shire. Especially because it is the home of a beautiful marine park and we want to raise awareness with visitors and residents, that we do have these amazing species here that we want to protect. »