Fifth Recent Leatherback Sea Turtle Nest Containing 148 Eggs Found in Phang Nga

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A total of 148 leatherback sea turtle eggs have been found in a fifth recently discovered nest on a beach in Phang Nga, North of Phuket.

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express that a leather back sea turtle had laid eggs on Na Klua Beach in Kok Kloi, Takua Thung.

Officials found the leatherback sea turtle nest containing a total 148 eggs with 126 of them being fertile eggs. The eggs have been relocated to a safe area nearby due to concern of damage from the weather.

A total of 138 leatherback sea turtle eggs have been found in a fourth nest on a beach in Phang Nga, North of Phuket.

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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 three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also 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.