Rare leatherback sea turtle came ashore to die

By Angela Thompson
Updated April 1 2015 - 10:38am, first published 10:18am
Last journey: The female leatherback sea turtle is taken from Shellharbour with heavy lifting equipment for burial in a secret location.

A rare 250-kilogram turtle found dead on the Shellharbour shoreline had ingested a plastic bag and been hit by a boat, an autopsy has revealed.

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