Leatherback Sea Turtle Lays Eggs on Phang Nga Beach

Phang Nga-

A sea turtle laid eggs on a beach in Takua Thung district.

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express that this morning (January 28th) a leatherback sea turtle mother had recently laid eggs on the Naklua Beach in Kok Kloi sub-district.

The nest is full of eggs in which the area is not affected by seawater or poor weather. Those eggs were not removed from their nests. However, the two nests are being fenced for their protection.

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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.