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Hawksbill Sea Turtle

Eretmochelys imbricata


hatcling - one day old


sea, marine, reef


critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle hatchling - as a new beachkeeper volunteer for Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire, I had the opportunity to to Klein Bonaire to monitor a hatched nest. Four hatclings were still in the nest and were dugged out to be released into the sea right on site. Amazing experience.

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Vin Zael
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Vin Zael

Bonaire, Caribisch Nederland, Netherlands

Lat: 12.29, Long: -68.39

Spotted on Sep 15, 2012
Submitted on Sep 26, 2012

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