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Researchers want to study sea turtle that washed ashore in Milford

Oct 11th, 2013 | By

The carcass of an endangered leatherback sea turtle has washed ashore on the city’s west end. Researchers from Yale University’s Peabody Museum of Natural History are working to retrieve its skeleton for research. Cause of death may never be known as the body is very decomposed, experts said. For more on this story, visit: Researchers

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Leatherback Sea Turtle Saved Off Orient Point

Jul 9th, 2013 | By

An endangered leatherback sea turtle that was ensnared in a lobster buoy off Orient Point over the weekend was freed by marine law enforcement officers who spotted the reptile while on patrol. For more on this story, visit: Leatherback Sea Turtle Saved Off Orient Point | Long Island Press.