Weymouth's Sea Life park adopts disabled turtles

Weymouth’s’ Sea Life park is adopting five disabled turtles and is appealing for help to care for them from the public.

A spokesman for the park said staff needed old towels to help wash the newcomers and to keep them damp, warm and calm as they settled into their new home.

The park, on Weymouth seafront, is taking on the turtles from the Turtle Hospital in Florida, which is due to take on 53 new arrivals soon, following recent bad weather across the pond.

Weymouth Sea Life Park’s display supervisor Fiona Smith said: “These turtles needed a new home to free up space for new casualties at the Florida facility and our turtle sanctuary makes for a perfect retirement home.

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