Authorities probing turtle deaths in Sabah make grisly find

Jason Santos

About a hundred turtle skeletons have been found littered on the shores of Sabah's Bum-Bum Island. – The Malaysian Insight pic, September 28, 2017.

INVESTIGATIONS into the discovery of eight dead green turtles on the shores of Sabah’s Bum-Bum Island recently led the Wildlife Department to a more troubling discovery today.

Wildlife Department officers combing the island’s shores to find the location where viral photos of the carcasess were said to be taken yesterday found the skeletal remains of around 100 more turtles in nearby villages.

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