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Deaths of two logger head turtles being investigated

They live up to 100 years old, and this was one was dead at 35
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Posted at 6:21 PM, May 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-23 23:17:34-04

PADRE ISLAND, Texas — Park rangers from the Padre Island seashore (PINS) just south of Bob Hall Pier examined a deceased logger head turtle that was found washed up on the beach this morning.

The turtle was approximately 35-years-old. A CCPD detective noted that a second turtle washed onshore further south. There will be a necropsy conduced.

These turtles are capable of living past 100-years-old, so 35 years old at death is concerning.