Another two sea turtles were found impacted by oil in the sea in Phuket.
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Officials from the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express that officials from the Sirinat National Park in Thalang were notified by local residents on Tuesday (August 8th) that a sea turtle had been found covered with oil near Nai Yang Beach. The Green Turtle was 29 centimetres long and 30 centimeters wide.
On the same day, the DMCR were notified by a beach lifeguard at Mai Khao Beach that an Olive Ridley sea turtle had been found covered with oil. The turtle was 15 centimeters wide and 16 centimeters long. Both turtles were rescued and the oil was cleaned from them before being taken to the Sireetarn Marine Endangered Animals Rescue Center for further medical treatment.