Orissa: 150+ Olive Ridley Turtles🐢 Dead 😱

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Over 150 endangered Olive Ridley turtles🐢 along with a bottle nosed dolphin🐬 were found dead near the Puri beach on Wednesday morning😯. The endangered turtles🐢 came to the mouth of Devi and Rushikulya rivers in Orissa for their annual nesting period. Though any concrete reason for the death of the turtles🐢 has not been ascertained, it is believed that illegal trawlers😳 operating in the area might be the cause. The carcasses have been sent for post-mortem🔍 and the police👮 have arrested 2⃣ illegal trawlers. Acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik made an appeal🙏 to the Govt to take action against the persons responsible for the tragedy😢.

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