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Turtle trapped in crack in rocks

Discussion in 'Marine Life and Ecosystems' started by chillyinCanada, Aug 5, 2019.

  1. chillyinCanada

    chillyinCanada Solo Diver Staff Member

    This is an amazing effort but I'm just curious. How did it get there in the first place? Would the tide have eventually come in enough for it to float up on its own? Did this couple inadvertently cause the turtle more stress, not less?

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  2. JackOfDiamonds

    JackOfDiamonds ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: The Holy Land
    In my area when the turtles come to the beach they sometimes get trapped in the rocks because the surface is uneven and it makes them "slip" into a crevice from which they cannot get out of, ill take a wild guess the same happened here.

    While im sure the Turtle was stressed i would still argue its worth the risk to try and getting him out, leaving him there is a death sentence.
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  3. chillyinCanada

    chillyinCanada Solo Diver Staff Member


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