Turtle released into sea in Thanh Hoa Province

A 70-kilo turtle accidentally caught in the hook of a fisherman was released to the sea in the northern-central province of Thanh Hoa, said Deputy Head of People’s Committee in Hau Loc District Nguyen Van Quang yesterday.

               Fisherman Lien and the turtle before relseased into the sea (Photo: SGGP)
53 year old fisherman Nguyen Van Lien in Thanh Lap village who accidentally  caught the brown turtle in his hook on December 26 while he and other fishermen were working on the sea.

Soon, he took the animal in his boat to look after it. The turtle, whose carapace measures 1.5 meter long and 1 meter wide and shell is yellowish brown.

When the turtle is better, Lien released it into the sea.

By staff writer – translated by Uyen Phuong

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