Police Rescue Giant Sea Turtle From Car’s Trunk

Police Rescue Giant Sea Turtle From Car’s Trunk

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After a shootout and high-speed chase (both initiated by the suspects), Costa Rican police found a giant endangered leatherback turtle in the trunk of the car — still alive.

It was destined to be sold and eaten as a delicacy, but the officers were able to take the turtle back to the ocean and release it.

(READ the full story from the Tico Times)

Photo credit: Public Security Ministry

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