Texas, USA: 23 stranded turtles reported along coast

The discovery of 23 stranded turtles, including 21 of the endangered Kemp’s ridley species, on the Upper Texas Coast is the most since 2005, an official said Friday.

Federal officials documented the discovery of 21 Kemp’s ridley turtles, and not one was believed to have survived, Donna J. Shaver of the National Park Service said.

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