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Troops of the National Army that are in the Caribbean region of Colombia released, in coordination with the Regional Autonomous Corporation of Magdalena and the Santa Marta Aquarium, five sea turtles and two sharks, in Playa Lipe, Magdalena.

The release of the species was carried out by soldiers from the Second Brigade and the First Division, who together with environmental entities provided the necessary elements and care to preserve the lives of these animals and return them healthy to their natural habitat.

These specimens of marine life, among which were three green turtles, two hawksbills and two cat sharks, were recovered thanks to the support of fishermen in the area, who notified the environmental authorities about the possible hunting of them by people outside the sector.

“The National Army will continue to work hand in hand with state and non-profit entities, in activities aimed at conserving and protecting the flora and fauna of the maritime and terrestrial ecosystems found in the country,” indicated the institution when announcing the release of the species.

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