A beautiful juvenile loggerhead found on Great Island. Photo/Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.

CapeCodOnline: One sure sign of winter’s approach is a pickup truck full of cold-stunned sea turtles.

A juvenile green sea turtle on medical intake on November 28. Photo/New England Aquarium/Marine Animal Rescue Team.

On Wednesday afternoon [November 28], several of the chilled reptiles were riding shotgun with Dennis Murley, who was happy for the company at Sandy Neck Beach.

“Almost everything we touched today is still alive,” said Murley, a naturalist at the Massachusetts Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. “This might be our big day of the year.”

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