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May 5th: National Sea Turtle Day in Lebanon

Tyre Beach Nature Reserve, along the coast of the southern city, is known for being the site where, every year without fail, sea turtles come to the shore to lay their eggs. Ahead of National Sea Turtle Day, the manager of the reserve, Hasan Hamza, explained that turtles typically come to lay their eggs toward the end of May by …

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Dead sea turtle washes up on polluted Lebanon coast

By Mohammed Zaatari| The Daily Star A dead sea turtle believed to be more than 50 years old washed up on a south Lebanon beach Thursday, after apparently choking on plastic grocery bags it mistook for jellyfish. The turtle was discovered by a group of young men while exercising on the beach, sources in Tyre told The Daily Star. Environmentalist …

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