7 pro­tected sea tur­tles set free into Penghu Is­land sea

The China Post - - LOCAL -

One hawks­bill sea tur­tle and six green sea tur­tles were re­leased into the sea Wed­nes­day by their care­givers at a sea tur­tle shel­ter in Penghu, an is­land group off the south­west­ern coast of Tai­wan, drawing nearly 200 spec­ta­tors.

The sea tur­tles were all res­cued and brought to the Penghu Sea Tur­tle Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter at dif­fer­ent times over the years af­ter be­ing found in­jured or in poor health, ac­cord­ing to cen­ter staff.

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