Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Concerns after porpoise and Loggerhead turtle found dead on North Devon coastline

By NDJPeter | Posted: January 18, 2016

CONCERNS have been raised after a large number of dead animals were discovered washed up on the North Devon shoreline.

Yesterday, the Journal reported that Matthew Steele, 12, and friend Jess Hunt, 15, had discovered the animals while walking on Woolacombe beach.

Among the creatures they found washed up on the shoreline were nine dead gannets, one seagull, a cormorant, three jellyfish, one seal and two dead fish.

Speaking to the Journal this morning, mother Karen Steele said the group was shocked by the discovery, and said she was concerned it was part of a wider issue.

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