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Cold-stunned sea turtles are washing up

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CORPUS CHRISTI -

The National Seashore is asking for you to keep an eye out for cold-stunned sea turtles.

So far more than 20 turtles have been found in and near Packery Channel stunned by the cold waters.

They are now recovering at the sea turtle laboratory at the Padre Island National Seashore.

The turtles are expected to be able to return to the water in a few days.

If you happen to come across a cold-stunned sea turtle, call 949-8173 extension 226.

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