AFM recover dead turtle from Mgarr Harbour in Gozo
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The Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) said today that its soldiers had found a turtle which was tied and left to drown in Mgarr Harbour, Gozo.
The AFM said that they had been alerted to an object and crewmen from a P32 patrol boat recovered the turtle.
They found that the turtle had been intentionally left to drown after being tied to a large stone, the AFM said.
MEPA Environment Protection Officers certified the turtle dead.