138 Stranded Turtles Recovered on Cape Cod

Boston.com: Eighty-five more sea turtles have been rescued from the cold beaches of Cape Cod Bay in recent days, bringing the total number of stranded turtles reported this season to 138, according to the Massachusetts Audubon Society’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.

The turtles were found on the sand, their body temperatures at hypothermic levels from Thursday to midday Monday, said the wildlife sanctuary’s outreach coordinator, Melissa Lowe.

“So, basically, it’s been a busy week,” she said. “It’s a huge number.”

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