Kemp’s ridleys sea turtles are an endangered species. Photo: AP
Kemp’s ridleys sea turtles are an endangered species. Photo: AP

Flying turtles: rare sea creatures nursed back to health in Mississippi

  • The tiny endangered species found in Massachusetts water got so cold they could no longer swim and had to be taken by plane to an aquarium to be treated
  • The cold alone can kill them and can also lead to pneumonia, shock and frostbite; they needed to be treated with antibiotics

Topic |   United States
Kemp’s ridleys sea turtles are an endangered species. Photo: AP
Kemp’s ridleys sea turtles are an endangered species. Photo: AP
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