Ninety-one Sea Turtle Eggs Found on Beach in Phang Nga

Phang Nga –

Ninety-one sea turtle eggs were found on a beach in Similan National Park.

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) Phang Nga office told the Phuket Express that on Sunday (May 21st) they found the tracks of a mother sea turtle that had been found on a beach on Mueang Island (Si/Fourth Island).

Officials went to the beach in question where they found the nest with sea turtle eggs buried inside. There were in total 91 sea turtle eggs that were found inside the nest.

The eggs have been relocated to a safe area nearby due to concern of damage from the weather.


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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.