A weak 60 cm female Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) was found floating in Small La Laguna, Puerto Galera yesterday but died a few hours later. Hawksbills are critically endangered species.

Source: Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines Facebook

Kindly help us report a stranded pawikan (sea turtle), located in Luna, Bongabong Oriental Mindoro. TAG details (PH1100G / PCP PAWS DENR / QC PHIL 1100)

The said Olive Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea was badly hit by a boat propeller of a bigger boat. Internal organs were badly exposed to foreign matter. Loss of blood and infection may cause the animal’s death.

Sources: Yani Malaluan Facebook and Nilo Ramoso Facebook, via Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines Facebook