Purple Sea Turtle Rescued on Outer Banks coast
I'm on vacation in Outer Banks NC. Heading out for a morning beach cleanup in Kill Devil Hills, behind the Days Inn, I was told the beach was really clean and there didn't seem to be any litter. That was great news, but I went anyway and I'm glad I did. Two hands and 45 minutes later:
I would have sworn they were plastic but was told by a fisherman they're hatched Stingray egg sacks. I'd never seen one before so this was an interesting discovery. I was happy to find out they were natural, so back they went to the elements.
In addition to the numerous cigarette butts, I rescued a few straws, 2 balloons (one rubber and one mylar) a used sanitary napkin (I'll spare you the