Sea turtle eggs found on beach in Phang Nga

Phang Nga –

More sea turtle eggs were found on a beach in the Phang Nga province, north of Phuket yesterday (April 21st).

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) Phang Nga office was notified of the sea turtle eggs from locals at the Natai Beach in the Khok Kloi sub-district, Takua Thung district.

Officials went to the beach where they found the nest with sea turtle eggs buried inside. They reported the nest is 48 centimeters deep with a diameter of 3.4 centimeters long. However, it was not reported how many sea turtle eggs were in the nest.

The mother sea turtle returned back into the sea after laying eggs. Her body length from her right flipper to her left flipper is 92 centimeters wide.

A thermometer device has been installed at the nest to follow up on the eggs development. A temporary cage was built to protect the eggs from other animals.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.