Sky news: Dead green turtle found with 183 pieces of plastic in its gut in Cyprus

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A green turtle that washed up dead on a beach in Cyprus was found with 183 pieces of plastic in its gastrointestinal tract, Sky news reports.

The sea creature was one of 34 turtles examined in the same area by scientists from the University of Exeter and the Society for the Protection of Turtles which is based in Turkish-held north Cyprus.

All of the turtles whose full gastrointestinal tract could be examined had swallowed plastic, Sky news said.

Scientists said the animals are being fooled by plastic that looks like their...


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Sky news: Dead green turtle found with 183 pieces of plastic in its gut in Cyprus


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