520 Sea Turtles Recovered on Cape Cod in 2015

Rehabbed Sea Turtles Returned to Sea
Sea turtle, photo/New England Aquarium/Connie Merigo

The Cape Cod Times reports that rescuers with the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary have recovered 520 turtles from Cape Cod Bay beaches since November, making it the second-highest stranding year on record. It is also the first time sanctuary rescuers have recovered stranded sea turtles in the month of January.

Read more about the record year for sea turtle strandings on Cape Cod.