A dead pawikan or Sea Turtle was found in Tabunan, Almeria, Biliran.
Photos: Chai Chai Jaguros

Philippines: Dead giant Sea Turtle found in Biliran
17th August 2016;

A giant Sea Turtle was found dead in Barangay Tabunan, Almeria, Biliran around 10 am today.5 ft long and 2.6 ft wide. According to BFAR Almeria.

Cause of death not yet determined, but the elderly among the locals say the Turtle might have died of old age.

The Turtle was brought to town for BFAR autopsy procedures.

Source: Biliran Island, via Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines Facebook

This appears to be a Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas).

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