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Leatherback sea turtle found dead in Camarines Sur

LEGAZPI CITY - A leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) was found dead off the shores of Balatan town in Camarines Sur provinceon Thursdaymorning. The marine reptile was spotted by a fisherman floating around10 a.m.in Barangay (village) Luluwasan, Janice Barrientos, agriculture technologist at Balatan s Fisheries, said. They pulled and checked the turtle and found out it [was] already lifeless, she said. The turtle weighed about 200 kilograms and was 7.2 meters long. Bureau of Fisheries and A

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