Zamboanga City vets, lab personnel treating recovered weak turtle


The Zamboanga City government has been closely monitoring a weak female green sea turtle, which was recovered in Barangay Manicahan.

The local government said the city veterinarians and the Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology (ZCSMST) laboratory personnel are taking care of the 20-kilo turtle at the ZCSMST marine lab.

It said the animal is “very weak” and is being treated with dextrose and lactated ringer solution for rehydration and is scheduled for CBC Wednesday, May 27.

“Thank you to the residents of Manicahan who immediately reported their find to the office of the City Agriculture in the area,” the city government said.