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Sea turtles, some dead, some barely alive, wash ashore

November 25, 2018 2:28 AM
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WELLFLEET, Mass. – An unusual number of sea turtles have been washing ashore in New England, many of which are a critically endangered turtle species called Kemp's ridley.

A Massachusetts wildlife sanctuary director tells the Cape Cod Times that at least 219 turtles washed ashore Wednesday through Friday on Cape Cod beaches. The expert tells CNN that 173 of those turtles have died.

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