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Sad end to turtle's epic swim from Vanuatu to Australia

Pacific Beat ABC Radio Australia Updated November 16, 2010 09:18:01

Now to the remarkable tale of a Hawksbill turtle that was tagged in Vanuatu and swam more than 2-thousand kilometres to Brooms Head in northern New South Wales on Australia's east coast . . . only to die shortly afterwards.

Andrew Lugg is the area manager for the National Parks and Wildlife Service in Grafton near where the turtle was found.

Presenter: Helene Hofman
Speaker: Andrew Lugg, National Parks and Wildlife Service, New South Wales.

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