Baby Turtle Shelly Sent Back To Maltese Sea

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  A baby turtle named “Shelly” has been released back into Maltese waters, almost two months after she was saved from a near-death.     Shelly was found in a plastic bag amidst a bed of rocks. This caused a chest infection and other injuries. She was finally released to her rightful home after spending […]

Four turtles released back into the sea off Malta

Waving their flippers at the crowds as they are carried to the sea, this is the moment four turtles were released back into the wild off Malta. They made a dash for the waves after being nursed back to health by Nature Trust – FEE Malta, the charity supported by Prince Charles and 89.7 Bay. […]

Turtle that almost died released off the Maltese coast

A turtle that almost died after suffering a serious injury has been released back into the sea off Malta. Tama was on the brink of death after a boat propeller chopped off a front flipper and slashed his head open. But after four years of rest, recovery and rehabilitation, the turtle was freed into the […]

Rescued turtle released back into the sea at Gnejna Bay

A turtle which was rescued during the ferocious storms that hit Malta and Gozo in February has been released back into the wild. Crowds of schoolchildren clapped as the Janis the loggerhead turtle made her way down the sand and vanished under the waves at Gnejna Bay. Janis was found entangled in fishing line and […]

WATCH: Heroic Maltese fishermen rescue turtle in distress

A Maltese fisherman has described how he rescued a turtle in distress in the Mediterranean Sea. Julian Tanti and his collegaue Christopher Imbroll were out at sea gathering their catch when they came across the turtle with its flipper caught up in fishing wire. They immediately went to the rescue, freeing the turtle and releasing it […]

Rescued turtle returns to the wild at Malta’s Gnejna Bay

A turtle has been released back into the wild after being rescued off the Maltese coast four days ago. Harry, the loggerhead turtle, was freed from Gnejna Bay on Monday morning by members of Nature Trust. He has also been microchipped for record purposes. Harry spent the weekend being nursed back to health after being […]