Saturday, October 5th, 2013

Perth: Sea turtles appear on beaches

Small sea turtles are washing up on beaches in Perth and the South West.

Photo courtesy Rod Hartvigsen

Photo courtesy Rod Hartvigsen

This includes approximately 10 loggerhead and two greenback turtles found in the past two months.

They are believed to have become tired by tropical storms, and then caught by the strong Leewin Current.

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