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IMMS released Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles-WXXV 25

70 views – WXXV Staff – 2022-10-19 14:40:15

The cold weather didn’t stop people from flocking to the beach in this morning to watch as IMMS released five more Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles.

Kemp’s Ridleys are the most endangered sea turtles in the world. These had all been approved to be released after being nursed back to health.

Three of the turtles released today have satellite transmitters attached to their shells. With these devices, IMMS and guests will be able to track them on their travels.

Beta Club students from Pearl River Central High School were also on hand to watch this morning’s…

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