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NO!!! – Eric, the little endangered sea turtle found in N.S., has died

A rare and endangered sea turtle died Friday, only two days after washing ashore, thin and hypothermic, in Hall’s Harbour, N.S. Community members tried to nurse the ill turtle — nicknamed Eric — back to health. “We’ve really been rooting for him,” said Kathleen Martin, the executive director of the Canadian Sea Turtle Network. “We knew he had a tough battle in front of him. There were a lot of odds stacked against him, but as you do when you’re working with animals, you get attached anyway and hope for the best.” Read the rest here 09:16