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The Department of Environment issued a warning to pet owners Friday after roaming dogs were caught on camera attacking a nesting turtle along a West Bay beach.
Plans to construct a resort hotel at Beach Bay, a primary habitat for turtle nesting, continued to stir debate on Wednesday.
A juvenile loggerhead turtle found floating in a net off Barkers Beach had to be euthanised because of its injuries, the Department of Environment said Thursday.
Beachside developments that fail to install ‘turtle-friendly’ lighting within three years could face prosecution under new proposals to protect sea turtles.
The Cayman Islands Turtle Centre released six two-year-old ‘head-started’ turtles into the sea at Governors Beach on Saturday, watched by hundreds of residents and tourists.
The Cayman Turtle Centre is pushing for the adoption of a species conservation plan it has produced for green sea turtles.
It was one of the more unusual MRI scans the staff at Cayman’s CTMH Doctors Hospital have ever been asked to perform.
A female sea turtle was rescued from poachers Wednesday night after a conservation officer discovered her tied up in the sand in West Bay. Officer Chadd Bush reported coming across the scene, where three men had the turtle tied, flipped on her back and ready to load into a gold pickup truck.