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26672
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Eleven-year-old Ritchie Lewis or Elon College, North Carolina received a reward from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission for his timely reporting of three men he observed illegally killing a loggerhead sea turtle at Atlantic Beach. As a result of his quick action, the men were apprehended and taken into custody.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 32 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1985, p15, il
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2795
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Sea turtle strandings increased on coastal beaches in 1995. The North Carolina Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network counted 345 strandings. The majority were loggerheads.
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3213
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The N.C. Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network reported 502 strandings in 1996, an increase of 44.6 percent from 1995. Carteret County had the most strandings. To date, scientists have yet to find a way to avoid this or why this phenomenon occurs.
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5309
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There are twenty-one species of turtles living in North Carolina. All but three of them live in the coastal counties and include the loggerhead, leatherback, hawksbill, Kemp's ridley, and green turtle.
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5941
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The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, located at Topsail Island, treats turtles with problems ranging from cracked shells to severed limbs and bacterial infections. Manuel describes the work of the center.
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26771
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation established a fund to operate a sea turtle monitoring project along the coast. Loggerhead sea turtles lay eggs at night and their nests are in need of protection. Volunteers can help monitor the nests or contribute to the fund to help continue these efforts.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 30 Issue 3, May/June 1983, p7-8, il