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

Phang Nga –

Sixty-eight baby sea turtles have successfully hatched and headed into the sea in the Similan National Park.

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express this weekend, 68 baby green sea turtles have been released at Tachai island in the Tai Mueang district. Their mother green turtle laid 77 eggs 55 days ago in April on the island, 88.3 percent of the eggs hatched successfully.

Seventy-seven sea turtle eggs were found on a beach in the Thai Mueang district.


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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.