Leatherback Sea Turtle Lays 135 Eggs in Phang Nga

Phang Nga –

A mother leatherback sea turtle laid 135 eggs on a beach in the Thai Mueang district.

The Khao Lampi Hat Thai Mueang National Park office told the Phuket Express that they found a trace of a mother sea turtle on the Thai Mueang Beach. They found a sea turtle nest with 135 leatherback sea turtle eggs. Of those, 92 were fertile eggs.

The eggs were relocated to a safer area on the beach where sea water could not reach the nest. The park officials stated that the baby sea turtles should hatch in about 60 days.

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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.