Turtle Rehabilitation – Kosgoda
Unfortunately, sea turtle populations around the world are on a sharp decline due to natural predators and severe human interference. One of the biggest problems in Sri Lanka are human poachers, who mishandle the eggs to sell to turtle sanctuaries or to locals as a source of food or medicine.
Seeing the importance of Turtle Rehabilitation, Social Compliance team of Crystal Martin together with some valued volunteers , spent a full day at the Kosgoda Marine protection Centre.
The activities included a donation of a tank for the disabled turtles, Feeding and brushing turtles and the highlight was releasing more than 50 turtles in to the sea.