‘Olympic’ swimmer reaches Greece

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Argonaut – a turtle released last year from a beach in Calblanque regional park, near La Manga – has been on an almost-mythical journey across the Mediterranean as far as the Greek islands and the Aegean sea.

Aged just one year old, the loggerhead turtle – who was named after characters in Greek mythology – was freed along with 20 of his brothers and sisters, after they hatched on Calblanque beach in 2019 and were raised in aquariums to increase their chances of survival.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at www.costa-news.com

 

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