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Nursery Tots Find Huge Mystery Creature After North Sea Storm

Story ByLee Bullen, Sub EditorJoseph Golder, AgencyNewsflash

Danish nursery school tots have come across this huge dead creature during a daytrip following a heavy storm over the North Sea the night before.

The nursery school trip took place on the Danish coast near the North Sea island of Romo on 3rd November.

The children came across a large dead creature in the long grass while walking around the area with teachers.

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At first, the group was unable to identify the mysterious animal, about twice the size of most tots present.

Reports said the creature was later identified to be a dead leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea).

The group informed the nearby Tonnisgard Nature Centre about the dead sea turtle.

Naturcenter Tonnisgard/Newsflash

A spokesperson for the Tonnisgard Nature Centre told Newsflash: “This turtle is commonly found in warmer waters, but they can swim very long distances.

“We believe this is the same turtle that was spotted in the Netherlands and Belgium in mid-October (with head injuries) and it had probably died by the time it washed ashore here.

“It was found by a nursery school group the morning after the storm that Germany called ‘Nina’.

Naturcenter Tonnisgard/Newsflash

“The turtle was around two metres long and is currently being analysed by experts in Esbjerg (town).”

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