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Title: Sea turtles recovered at the Wild Fauna Recovery Center in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain)
Authors: Calabuig-Miranda, Pascual
Liria-Loza, Ana
López-Jurado, Luis Felipe 
UNESCO Clasification: 24 Ciencias de la vida
2401 Biología animal (zoología)
240116 Herpetología
Issue Date: 2004
Abstract: Since the beginning of the 1990's, the Wild Fauna Recovery Center in Gran Canaria Canary Islands, Spain) has received a large number of injured animals for recovery. Apart from birds and mammals, a considerable number of sea turtles representing different species are gathered each year. During the last five years (1999-2003), more than 100 turtles were sheltered annually; more than 80% successfully recovered and were released.</p>
Source: 24th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology, San Jose, Costa Rica, 2004. Pag 76
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