Father and daughter rescued turtle trapped in a fishing net in the Algarve

Father and daughter rescued turtle trapped in a fishing net in the Algarve


Father and daughter saved a turtle that was trapped in a fishing net while taking a boat trip in Alvor, in the Algarve, according to news reported by TVI.

The images, captured on August 9 and posted on social media, which you can see here, show a leatherback turtle struggling to swim.

Father and daughter led an expedition to see dolphins and realized that the animal was trapped in a fishing net. Within minutes, they managed to free him.

The leatherback turtle is the largest species of sea turtle and is therefore also known as the giant tortoise. It can reach two meters in length.

Credit: Alvor Boat Trips via Storyful

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