59 Baby Sea Turtles Hatch and Head into the Sea in Phang Nga – VIDEO

Phang Nga –

Fifty-nine baby leatherback sea turtles have successfully hatched and headed into the sea in the Takua Thung district.

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express that a mother leatherback sea turtle laid 83 eggs on January 28th, 2023, on Bang Kwan Beach in the Kok Kloi sub-district.

On Sunday (March 26th) 59 baby leatherback sea turtles successfully hatched from their eggs. The baby turtles then headed back to their home in the sea. Twenty eggs did not hatch. Four of the baby turtles sadly died after hatching.


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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.