fbpx
Connect with us

Uncategorized

Turtle Found Dead At Beach In Terengganu With Bricks Tied To It

Published

2D753E82 3712 413B 8Bf2 8E17C144A8Ef
pexels & pexels

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

On July 23, a carcass of a green turtle (penyu agar), was found washed up on Teluk Bidara Beach, near Dungun.

Img 1874

According to Bernama, Abidah Zaaba, the Lang Tengah Turtle Watch Conservation Project manager said, “I received a call at around 8AM that a turtle carcass was washed up shore.”

When she rushed over to the beach she saw that the turtle was tied down with bricks. “We think this is intentional and possibly an attempt to weigh the turtle down to the seabed,” she said.

Img 1871

Upon inspecting the carcass of the turtle, this is what she found out:

  • Bricks tied on the turtle could be the doing of fishermen who want to prevent turtles from entangling their nets
  • The turtle is said to 15 to 20 years old
  • Unable to identify the gender of the turtle as its tail was rotten
  • As of now, they’re unable to identify whether the turtle was alive or dead before getting tied with bricks.

Abidah hopes that relevant authorities would take action and that incidents like this would not happen again.

Animal endangerment is a serious issue happening around the world and it is our responsibility to protect the animals as much as we can.

 

Also read: Senior Citizen From Sarawak Charged In JB Session Court For Sexually Assaulting A Cat To Death

Collage 28

Source: Pexels
Source: Bernama
Source: Bernama


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

My Post 1 2022 10 03T145744.693 My Post 1 2022 10 03T145744.693
News1 hour ago

FAM To Re-evaluate & Tighten SOPs For Entry of Supporters Following Incident in Indonesia

Over the weekend, a massive riot broke out at a stadium in Indonesia after thousands of fans of the losing...

My Post 1 2022 10 03T132823.120 My Post 1 2022 10 03T132823.120
News3 hours ago

Black Panther Wanders Into Housing Area In Semenyih

Residents of Taman Pelangi, Semenyih, were in for a shock after discovering the presence of a black panther roaming around...

Collage Python Collage Python
News4 hours ago

Launderette Customer in JB Finds 20Kg Python Getting Cozy in a Washing Machine

Surprises are all fun and games until they pose actual danger to those receiving it. On Saturday, a customer’s trip...

7 003 7 003
News1 day ago

UPDATE: At Least 174 Killed in Crowd Stampede After Violence At Football Match in Indonesia

Violence broke out at an Arema and Persebaya Surabaya League 1 football match at a stadium in East Java, claiming...

Blood 1 Blood 1
News1 day ago

Digital Blood Donor Card Now Available On MySejahtera & Can Be Added To Apple Health

According to Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin, the digital blood donor card is now available on the MySejahtera application. In his...

Ft Claw Ft Claw
News1 day ago

Indonesia Declares That Claw Machines Are Haram as it is The Same as Gambling

What appears to be a simple game to play where you test your luck in hopes of winning a prize...

1 003 1 003
News2 days ago

UMNO Leaders Want Dissolution Of Parliament, No Matter What!

UMNO leaders have confirmed that they want the dissolution of Parliament to take place this year, but whether or not...

2 007 2 007
News2 days ago

Zahid Says Flood Concerns Are A ‘Myth’, BN Ready For GE

Following UMNO’s consensus on dissolution of Parliament and a call for GE15 in the nearest time, UMNO President Datuk Seri...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY