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Fishermen Giant leatherback sea turtle caught on Saturday in Bayelsa State 

Fishermen Giant leatherback sea turtle caught on Saturday in Bayelsa State 
Fishermen Giant leatherback sea turtle caught on Saturday in Bayelsa State 

Fishermen of Foropa Community, in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, on Saturday caught a giant sea turtle.

The marine creature has been identified as a Leatherback Sea Turtle.

An indigene of Foropa community, Identified as Fawei Egbonkuma Young, confirmed the killing of the Sea Turtle.

Fawei speaking to Punchng.com correspondent, said, “Actually, it was caught yesterday (Saturday). It was caught with a net. It was struggling with the net when it was caught and brought to the shore.”

However, another resident of the community, Binaebi Oyeghe Mangrove Don, said the animal was butchered shortly after it was captured, adding that it was shared and eaten by the residents of the community.

See photos below;

Fishermen Giant leatherback sea turtle caught on Saturday in Bayelsa State 
Fishermen Giant leatherback sea turtle caught on Saturday in Bayelsa State 
Fishermen Giant leatherback sea turtle caught on Saturday in Bayelsa State 

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