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Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta)

Created: December 6th, 2016 - 11:21 AM
Last Modified: December 6th, 2016 - 11:32 AM
Entered by: Andrea Howlett
Record 267982
Country:
United States
State:
Massachusetts
County:
Barnstable County
Time:
2016-12-03 07:30:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
--
Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
Beach
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
41.00F
Ground Temperature:
-----
Humidity:
57%
Sky Conditions:
Partly Cloudy
Moon Phase:
Waxing Crescent
Elevation:
-----
Barometric Pressure:
29.29 mmHg

Notes

NW Winds 25.3 mph with 33.4 mph gusts.
Found in conjunction with Massachusetts Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary's Sea Turtle Stranding Project.

Found with Mike Howlett and Bob Ferguson.

Turtle was transported to the New England Aquarium's turtle hospital for evaluation and rehabilitation.

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