Pacific Olive Ridley Turtle, Foxton

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Michael Szabo
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Pacific Olive Ridley Turtle, Foxton

Postby Michael Szabo » Mon Dec 05, 2022 10:08 pm

A Pacific Olive Ridley Turtle was taken into care by Wildlife Foxton today according to a post on Facebook by Vai Maaka.
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https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=6391FD26
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Re: Pacific Olive Ridley Turtle, Foxton

Postby Michael Szabo » Wed Dec 07, 2022 8:42 pm

Anyone who finds a beached sea turtle should call the DOC hotline 0800 362 468 to notify them and get advice on what to do.
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