Aging Sea Turtle Released to the Sea

PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte (Dec. 25) – An aging sea turtle, caught by fishermen in Brgy. Pansian, this town, was later released to the sea last week.

Jose Morata, municipal environment and natural resources officer (MENRO), said that the said sea turtle may be  aged  60-65 years old.

He said the  sea turtle was caught by fishermen in the waters of Pansian but was turned over to the municipal government of Pagudpud, which then  took care of the said sea mammal until  its  release to the sea.