Turtles in Mexico – level 2
Around 300 sea turtles got caught in an illegal fishing net off Mexico’s southern Pacific coast. All of them died from asphyxiation or toxic algae. They were buried in sand on a beach.
Killing sea turtles is a crime in Mexico, and police are looking into who set the illegal 120-metre net. Fishermen said that the net was local. It is possible a tuna fishing ship abandoned it without telling anyone.
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