Loggerhead turtle

This loggerhead turtle washed ashore at Sunset Beach Tuesday.

Around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, a 30-pound loggerhead turtle was found on Sunset Beach, the Seaside Aquarium reported. The turtle had died before washing ashore.

Though there was a small amount of netting found wrapped around its left flipper the cause of death is currently unknown, Tiffany Boothe of the Aquarium said.

A necropsy will be preformed at a later date to determine the cause of death.

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