Loggerhead turtle found dead on Padre Island

Park rangers at the Padre Island National Seashore discovered Thursday morning the body of a loggerhead sea turtle wrapped in fishing line with a fishing pole still attached.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Park rangers at the Padre Island National Seashore discovered Thursday morning the body of a loggerhead sea turtle wrapped in fishing line with a fishing pole still attached.
 
Rangers are not sure how long the turtle was there but they urge beachgoers to call 361-949-8173 ex. 226 to report sea turtles seen washed up on the beach appearing to be sick or distressed.


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