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Amazing! Fishermen Catches Huge Leatherback Sea Turtle in Bayelsa State — Metro Gist — Nigeria

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It was an amazing moment in this community when this huge sea turtle was caught. Without a doubt, it is a rare case to get such big turtle especially in Nigeria.

The sea turtle looks scary; if you are not familiar with sea you might take a run if you see such a huge sea animal

Let’s analyze the situation as it is being reported.

Fishermen catches a huge Letherback sea Turtle in Foropa, Bayelsa State. It weighs between 220kg to 500kg. This specie of Turtle is not native to Nigerian waters but feeding or migration might have brought it.

According to the marine biologists, it is believed that there are only 36,000 nesting females left worldwide.

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