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Return to the sea

Hundreds of cetaceans, sea birds and, above all, turtles, are found along the shores of Catalonia with injuries or illnesses caused by human interaction. “Pollution, toxic discharge and accidental capture are the biggest threats,” warns Guillem Figueras, Operations Manager at Fundació CRAM. The clinic and rescue project cares for and rehabilitates these endangered species at the foundation’s facilities so they can be reintroduced into their habitat as soon as possible. 

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