News Briefs

  Elul 9, 5770 , 19/08/10

Sea Turtles Rescued Off Bat Yam Beach

The Nature and Parks Authority rescued two large sea turtles near Palmachim beach who were caught in the state desalination plant in Bat Yam. The two turtles were treated by the Sea Turtle Rescue Center of the National Parks Authority. The center handles about 50 turtles each year.

The two turtles were caught in plastic bags. The authorities are devising ways to prevent future incidents and protect wildlife.

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