Green Sea Turtle

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LIHUE — Wildlife officials in Hawaii have euthanized a green sea turtle who was hit by a vessel and stranded on Kauai.

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WAILUKU — Fewer sea turtles were found stranded on Maui last year than in 2018, although officials say most cases continue to be caused by fishing gear, officials said.

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Biologists are seeking the public’s help in tracking green sea turtles in the state.

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Hawaiian green sea turtles are rare creatures. They are an endangered species and their only breeding colony in the country is at O‘ahu’s Sea Life Park.  Thousands of miles away, in Thailand, a cousin of the local species is recovering after a dramatic ordeal. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.