Green sea turtle 'Maamo' doing well in Zambo marine facility
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The green sea turtle named "Maamo" (Tamed) rescued 21 days ago by fishermen with severe head trauma is responding well "to treatment and is now recuperating." This was announced by Roservirico Tan, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regional information officer, saying Maamo was now recuperating at the marine facility of the Zamboanga State Colleges of Marine Sciences and Technology (ZSCMST) in Zamboanga City. Maamo was rescued by fishermen on August 24 in the seawaters of Naga in the nearby Zamboanga Sibugay province and was turned over to Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel.
Green sea turtle 'Maamo' doing well in Zambo marine facility. (2015, September 15). Manila Bulletin, p. 16.
Sea turtles; Search and rescue; Fishers; Animal welfare; Protected areas; Environment management; Nature conservation; Injuries; Lesions; Tags; Zamboanga State Colleges of Marine Sciences and Technology (ZSCMST); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); Tzu Chi Foundation; Tan, Roservirico; Lim, Anton Mari; Ligutom, Gaudencio
- Manila Bulletin