Menqa the turtle returns home to the sea off Gozo

A distressed turtle that was rescued off the coast of Gozo six months ago has been returned safe and well to the sea. Menqa was treated by vets from Nature Trust Malta after being discovered in trouble by divers. She could barely breathe and had several strands of fishing net and rope stuck in her […]

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 […]