Eighty-Five Baby Green Turtles Hatch on Phang Nga

Phang Nga –

Eighty-five baby leatherback sea turtles hatched on a beach and headed into the sea in the Thai Mueang district.

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express that on Tuesday (May 21st) 85 baby green sea turtles hatched from a nest on a beach in the Khao Lampi Hat Thai Mueang National Park. They headed back home into the sea. However, eight of the eggs in the clutch did not hatch.

The green sea turtle mother laid the eggs 46 days ago.

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.