The Port Fairy Marine Rescue Service, Surf Life Saving Club, Melbourne Zoo rescue turtle

Lillian Altman
Updated July 5 2022 - 5:34am, first published July 4 2022 - 6:45am
TEAMWORK: Port Fairy Surf Life Saving Club, Port Fairy Marine Rescue Service and Melbourne Zoo worked together to bring an injured turtle to shore.

A 400-kilogram endangered turtle has died after a team effort to save it at Mills Reef near Killarney in "extremely difficult" conditions on Monday.

Lillian Altman

Lillian Altman


Lillian is an experienced journalist who joined Warrnambool Standard in late 2021. She has a particular interest in writing stories on the arts and culture, health, education, breaking news, police stories, as well as human interest and profiles.