Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue found a dead loggerhead sea turtle washed up on the beach Friday morning.
“This serves as a unfortunate reminder that we are all guests on the beach to the wildlife that calls the ocean their home,” the agency said in a Facebook post.
Sad start to the morning today finding this guy washed up on the beach. This serves as a unfortunate reminder that we…
While it was unclear how the turtle died, “we do believe it was an early end to his life.”
“Remember to be respectful when spending time at the beach by doing little things like picking up your trash before you leave and never leaving tents/umbrellas/chairs out overnight,” the post said.