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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Record Numbers Of Turtles Wash Up On Cape Cod, Mass.

A sea turtle is rescued in Brewster, Mass., on Cape Cod. (AP/Don Lewis and Sue Wieber Nourse)

A small sea turtle is rescued in Brewster, Mass., on Cape Cod. (AP/Don Lewis and Sue Wieber Nourse)

Kemp’s Ridley turtles are considered the world’s most endangered marine turtles and they’re turning up in record numbers on the beaches of Cape Cod. Most of them have hypothermia, and are starving, and disoriented.

Researchers and volunteers with the New England Aquarium are trying to save and rehabilitate them. We speak with Connie Merigo, the director of the New England Aquarium’s rehabilitation facility.


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