National Geographic Locates Pretoma’s Lost Sea Turtle

"Georgina" was satellite tagged in August, stopped transmitting, and has been found

"Georgina" was satellite tagged in August, stopped transmitting, and has been found

The National Geographic expedition to Cocos Island, Costa Rica has found “Georgina”, a hawksbill sea turtle that Pretoma tracked for 3 days in August before the satellite receiver its was fitted with stopped transmitting. Now, almost a month later, the turtle was located by chance and according to the video, interacted with the expedition’s divers and showed no adverse effects of being tagged.

For more information contact Miguel Gomez at Miguel@pretoma.org

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