165 Sea Turtles Hatch and Head Back to Sea in Phang Nga

Phang Nga –

One hundred and sixty-five baby hawksbill 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 hawksbill sea turtle laid 190 eggs on January 15th, 2023.

On Tuesday (March 14th) 165 baby hawksbill sea turtles successfully hatched from their eggs at Chong Khao Kad Bay in the Mo Ko Surin National Park. The baby turtles were released back to their home in the sea. Twenty five eggs have not hatched yet.


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.