Sea Turtle Lays 88 Eggs on Beach in Phang Nga

Phang Nga –

A green sea turtle laid 88 eggs on a beach in the Similan National Park area.

A Mu Ko Similan National park staffer told the Phuket Express that they found the tracks of a mother sea turtle on a beach in the national park area on Tuesday morning (June 4th).

Eventually they found the sea turtle’s nest. In the nest they found 88 green turtle eggs. The eggs were relocated to a safe area on the beach. The nest is also being protected from the weather and other animals. The park officials stated that the baby sea turtles should hatch in about 60 days.

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The Similan Islands and Surin Island in the Kuraburi district of Phang Nga, are temporarily closed to tourism.

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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.