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Sea turtles released into the sea in Hainan

Xinhua
10 Aug 2020, 17:30 GMT+10

Volunteers release a sea turtle into the sea off Lingshui County, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)

LINGSHUI, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Ninety-nine sea turtles, either stranded or confiscated by law enforcement, were released into the sea on Sunday. Researchers attached tracking devices to ten of them to learn about their habits and habitats.

Released sea turtles swim in the sea off Lingshui County, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)

Released sea turtles swim in the sea off Lingshui County, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)

A released sea turtle swims in the sea off Lingshui County, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)

Volunteers release a sea turtle into the sea off Lingshui County, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)

Volunteers release a sea turtle into the sea off Lingshui County, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)■

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