Profepa releases rescued turtle and Pájaro bobo in Puerto Vallarta

The Federal Office of Environmental Protection ( Profepa ) released two wildlife animals back to their habitat, in the area known as Boca de Tomates, in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.

With the purpose of safeguarding and guaranteeing their survival, Profepa staff and the City Council of Puerto Vallarta carried out the reintegration of an adult Turtle (Chelonia agassizii), approximately 35 years old, which was rescued in the past few days at the Playa de Conchas Chinas.

Also, a specimen of Pájaro Bobo (Sula nebouxii) was also released, which was rescued two weeks ago in the Aralias colony of the municipality of Puerto Vallarta.

Personnel of the City of Puerto Vallarta, as well as personnel of the Civil Association Rescue and Rehabilitation of Wildlife CALE participated in the recovery, rehabilitation, care, and release of the animals participated.

Both species are listed in the Official Mexican Standard NOM-059-SEMARNAT-2010; the Turtle Prieta (Chelonia agassizii) with a category of “Endangered of Extinction”, also declared in total prohibition since 1990; whereas the specimen of Pájaro Bobo (Sula nebouxii) under the category of species Subject to special Protection.

Profepa reiterates its commitment to caring for our environment by reintegrating specimens of wildlife into its habitat, seeking the maintenance and conservation of biodiversity.

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