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Perry, the subadult loggerhead that stranded on Perranporth, Cornwall, in 2002. © Peter Richardson / MCS

Perry, the subadult loggerhead that stranded on Perranporth, Cornwall, in 2002.
© Peter Richardson / MCS

Perry, a subadult loggerhead, being examined at the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay. © Peter Richardson / MCS

Stranded loggerhead, Islay, Scotland January 2008. Credit: George Middleton
© Peter Richardson / MCS

Perry being measured at the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay. © Peter Richardson / MCS

Perry being measured at the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay.
© Peter Richardson / MCS

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Buddy, a juvenile loggerhead, and Richard Smith at the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay. © Peter Richardson / MCS

Buddy, a juvenile loggerhead, and Richard Smith at the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay.
© Peter Richardson / MCS

Buddy the juvenile loggerhead having its wounds cleaned at the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay. © Peter Richardson / MCS

Buddy the juvenile loggerhead having its wounds cleaned at the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay.
© Peter Richardson / MCS

Most juvenile loggerheads that strand alive on UK shores are found in poor conditions. © Peter Richardson / MCS

Most juvenile loggerheads that strand alive on UK shores are found in poor condition.
© Peter Richardson / MCS

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