Turtle to be released from Maltese beach

It’s always an amazing sight to watch a rescued turtle being released back into the sea. And tomorrow is your chance to experience such a magic moment. Nature Trust Malta has announced it plans to release one of the adorable creatures on Tuesday from a Maltese beach. The turtle was rescued after getting caught up […]

Three rescued turtles released off Maltese coast

Three turtles are starting new adventures off the Maltese coast. Gabriel, Victoria and Stef have been released at Gnejna Bay after being cared for by volunteers at the Nature Trust wildlife rescue section at San Lucjan Centre. All three were rescued earlier this year after swallowing plastic and struggling to breathe. Stef, in particular, was […]

Army rescues adorable turtle off the Maltese coast

The Armed Forces of Malta are used to saving lives on an almost daily basis. And now they’ve rescued a turtle after it was spotted in trouble off the Maltese coast. A naval patrol boat was sent to help the creature after a member of the public reported seeing it in distress in the sea […]

WATCH: Adorable turtle released at Maltese beach

This is the moment Lilly the loggerhead turtle was returned to sea by the man who rescued her. The six-year-old turtle was cheered by tourists, beach-goers and staff from the Azure Golden Sands Resort as she was released at Golden Bay on Thursday morning. Lilly was injured after swallowing a fishing hook near Gnejna Bay […]

Heartbreak as rare turtle is found dead off Malta

These heartbreaking images show the moment a dead turtle was recovered from the sea off the Maltese coast. The rare leatherback turtle was a juvenile, weighing around 190kg. It was found to have a mass of debris lodged inside its digestive system. Vets said its intestines were stuffed with plastic bags, rubbish and man-made waste. […]

Turtle released into the sea at Gozo’s Ramla Bay

After months of rehabilitation and treatment, a turtle has been released into the sea off the coast of Gozo. Nature Trust Malta freed Geraldine, an 18-year-old female turtle, at Ramla Bay on Monday morning. She was rescued off the coast of Marsaxlokk with a fishing line and hook lodged in her stomach after accidentally swallowing it. […]