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Mass Audubon's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary runs the largest annual cold-stunned sea turtle rescue program in the world. Since early November, Wellfleet Bay has rescued or recovered more than one thousand turtles.
Now that the adrenalin has stopped pumping, we’ve been thinking about possible explanations for a season that has produced more than 1100 stranded sea turtles compared to the last record year (2012) of a mere 413. Since most of the turtles we recovered were endangered Kemp’s ridleys approximately 2–5 years of age (juveniles), one might assume they […]