Jumeirah releases another 25 turtles back into the wild

8th Jun 2010
Jumeirah releases another 25 turtles back into the wild

The Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project today successfully returned two Green turtles and 23 critically endangered Hawksbill turtles back to their natural habitat, following several months of rehabilitation at Burj Al Arab and Madinat Jumeirah. All of the turtles have been fitted with flipper tags to help identify them. Moonlight, a 31 kilo Green turtle has also been fitted with a satellite tag sponsored by Burj Al Arab, and was named by the students of Year 1 at Dubai English Speaking School after winning the project’s naming competition. Sabri, a 108.6 kilo Green turtle, has been named by a Jumeirah supporter who won the naming competition running on Twitter and Facebook.

See all Jumeirah Group World Travel Awards winners here:
Burj Al Arab - 2010 Middle East’s Leading Hotel, 2010 Middle East’s Leading Luxury Hotel, 2010 Dubai’s Leading Hotel
Jumeirah Beach Hotel - 2009 Dubai’s Leading Resort
Emirates Towers - 2010 Middle East’s Leading Business Hotel
Madinat Jumeirah - 2009 UAE’s Leading Resort, 2009 Dubai’s Leading Conference Hotel
Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa - 2010 UAE’s Leading Hideaway Resort
Jumeirah Carlton Tower - 2006 England’s Leading Business Hotel
Jumeirah Essex House - 2010 North America’s Leading Business Hotel, 2010 United States’ Leading Business Hotel


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