Phang Nga –
Seventy baby leatherback sea turtles have successfully hatched and headed into the sea in Phang Nga.
The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express that a mother leatherback sea turtle laid 116 eggs in January 3rd last month.
Yesterday, (February 28th), 70 baby leatherback sea turtles successfully hatched from their eggs. The baby turtles then headed back to their home in the sea.
Forty-three eggs have not hatched. Three of the baby turtles sadly died after hatching.
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