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29 newborn turtles released into Andaman Sea


Twenty-nine newborn leatherback sea turtles were released into Andaman Sea off Phuket on Friday night amid supervision by officials and watched by numerous locals.

Photo credit: Department of Marine and Coastal Resources
The 29 turtles were found to be healthy enough to be released into the sea, while five newborns were placed in the care of officials.
Photo credit: Department of Marine and Coastal Resources
 
The mother turtle had laid the eggs on Kata Beach among locals and tourists on the last day of 2020.

Published : February 27, 2021

By : THE NATION