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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

May 3....Stranding, Little juvenile kemps ridley, poor guy never had a chance.  Cherry Grove Section of NMB.   Large hemotoma on left neck, open wound on the neck, 1/2 cut on the nose.    Had been died a few days, skin starting to decompose.  Cause of death unknown

May 5....large juvenile kemps ridley found on Cherry Grove Beach......Appeared to have a head injury, lower jaw was messed up, left flipper entangled in fishing line which loosely lopped around head....This turtle was picked up by SC DNR for a necropsy.....

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