Planet Earth II: Why we saved the turtles
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Planet Earth II: Why we saved the turtles

The perilous journey of hawksbill turtles to reach the sea was the subject of a recent BBC Planet Earth II documentary. Viewers were left unsure how many had survived.

But once the cameras were off the production crew took the unusual decision to intervene and rescue some of the struggling turtles which were heading the wrong way.

Producer Tom Hugh-Jones tells Radio 4's PM programme why.

  • 13 Dec 2016
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