Vol. 4, No. 1
The Gulf of Maine Times
Volume 4, Number 1
Gulf groups wade in to help stranded marine animals
By Suzy Fried, Editor
Wellfleet, Massachusetts - Last November and December more than 200 sea turtles washed ashore on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in a dramatic example of a fairly regular phenomenon in this region: marine animal strandings.
Weather, disease, parasitic infestations, injury, and oil spills are among the factors that can bring sea turtles, porpoises, dolphins, seals, and seabirds ashore - singly or in large numbers.