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Endangered turtles bred in captivity in Israel to help save species

Green sea turtles are seen in a picture taken with a Go-Pro camera attached to a turtle as it swims inside a pool at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Green sea turtles are seen in a picture taken with a Go-Pro camera attached to a turtle as it swims inside a pool at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019....more

Green sea turtles are seen in a picture taken with a Go-Pro camera attached to a turtle as it swims inside a pool at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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A boy looks at a sea turtle hatchling, near a protective nesting site for turtles set-up as as part the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center's conservation programme, at a Mediterranean beach near Mikhmoret, north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2019. Picture taken September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen


A boy looks at a sea turtle hatchling, near a protective nesting site for turtles set-up as as part the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center's conservation programme, at a Mediterranean beach near Mikhmoret, north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2019....more

A boy looks at a sea turtle hatchling, near a protective nesting site for turtles set-up as as part the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center's conservation programme, at a Mediterranean beach near Mikhmoret, north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2019. Picture taken September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

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Two green sea turtles touch heads at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Two green sea turtles touch heads at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Two green sea turtles touch heads at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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A volunteer looks at a sea turtle nest inside a fenced-off protective nesting site, set-up as part the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center's conservation programme, at a Mediterranean beach near Mikhmoret, north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2019. Picture taken September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A volunteer looks at a sea turtle nest inside a fenced-off protective nesting site, set-up as part the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center's conservation programme, at a Mediterranean beach near Mikhmoret, north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2019....more

A volunteer looks at a sea turtle nest inside a fenced-off protective nesting site, set-up as part the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center's conservation programme, at a Mediterranean beach near Mikhmoret, north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2019. Picture taken September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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A green sea turtle is surrounded by lettuce as it swims in a pool at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A green sea turtle is surrounded by lettuce as it swims in a pool at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A green sea turtle is surrounded by lettuce as it swims in a pool at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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A green sea turtle is surrounded by lettuce as it swims in a pool at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A green sea turtle is surrounded by lettuce as it swims in a pool at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A green sea turtle is surrounded by lettuce as it swims in a pool at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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A researcher draws blood from a green sea turtle as part of a conservation programme at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A researcher draws blood from a green sea turtle as part of a conservation programme at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A researcher draws blood from a green sea turtle as part of a conservation programme at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Yaniv Levi, manager of the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, looks at egg shells from newly-hatched baby sea turtles in a fenced-off protective nesting site, set-up as part the center's conservation programme, at a Mediterranean beach near Mikhmoret, north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2019. Picture taken September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Yaniv Levi, manager of the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, looks at egg shells from newly-hatched baby sea turtles in a fenced-off protective nesting site, set-up as part the center's conservation programme, at a Mediterranean beach near Mikhmoret,...more

Yaniv Levi, manager of the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, looks at egg shells from newly-hatched baby sea turtles in a fenced-off protective nesting site, set-up as part the center's conservation programme, at a Mediterranean beach near Mikhmoret, north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2019. Picture taken September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Green sea turtles are seen in a section of a pool as a staff member cleans another section at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Green sea turtles are seen in a section of a pool as a staff member cleans another section at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Green sea turtles are seen in a section of a pool as a staff member cleans another section at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 23, 2019. Picture taken September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Children hold newly-hatched baby sea turtles born at a protective nesting site set-up as part of the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center's conservation programme, at a beach near Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2019. Picture taken September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Children hold newly-hatched baby sea turtles born at a protective nesting site set-up as part of the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center's conservation programme, at a beach near Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2019. Picture taken...more

Children hold newly-hatched baby sea turtles born at a protective nesting site set-up as part of the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center's conservation programme, at a beach near Mikhmoret north of Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2019. Picture taken September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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