Caption: Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) having lost a flipper. The turtle caught a flipper on a hook on a longline fishing for tuna. Longline fishing is one of the main threats facing loggerheads. The turtle will be treated and released. Filmed at Lampedusa Turtle Rescue Centre, on Lampedusa, Italy. This isolated Mediterranean island is an important breeding ground for loggerhead turtles, one of the few remaining places in the Mediterranean on which they lay their eggs.

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Loggerhead turtle missing a flipper

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