Close Encounters Between Sea Turtles and Fishermen Last Week in Alaska and Wales
Two fishing boats, one in Alaska fishing for salmon and another charter hosting a holiday father and son outing off the coast of northern Wales, were in the news last Wednesday and Thursday.
The encounters were remarkable in that both sea turtles are from endangered species and each was at the extreme edge of their normal migration route. Both survived their close encounter with humans, and the half dozen men who witnessed the unusual event were captivated.
In Southeast Alaska, the crew of a salmon seiner was ...
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