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Score One for the Good Guys! Endangered Leatherback turtle saved by fishermen, DFO

Two fishermen from Cape Egmont, P.E.I. came upon a tangled turtle on Wednesday. Fisheries and Oceans Canada says what the fishermen found was an endangered Leatherback. It was wrapped up in lobster gear. The fishermen contacted fisheries officials in Summerside for help. When the officers showed up, they were met by two lobster fishermen, one of whom was an 84-year-old. Read the rest here