20 baby sea turtles hatch and head back home in Phang Nga

Phang Nga –

Twenty baby sea turtles have successfully hatched and headed to their ocean home at Similan National Park, in Phang Nga, north of Phuket.

The mother green turtle laid eggs, in total 60 eggs, on a beach at Meang Island in June which took 61 days for 20 baby turtles to hatch. Others are still waiting to hatch.

Twenty baby turtles were released back to their home in the sea.


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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.