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4 Comments

BluberryLiLi
BluberryLiLi 12 years ago

Good luck little
Guy

annorion
annorion 12 years ago

Nice! It is really great to hear about projects like this! Thanks for sharing!

ylaine
ylaine 12 years ago

They are so very adorable. The island is a turtle sanctuary. When the eggs are laid they cover w a screened cage on top to protect from the birds and other predators. When they hatch, 10% is kept and raised to improve the chances of survival and the rest just make it out to the water. As soon as the kept turtles are big enough, they are tagged and let go. The hatchlings are too small to be tagged.

annorion
annorion 12 years ago

Precious! Did the little guy make it out to water?

ylaine
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ylaine

Palawan, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 20, 2012
Submitted on Mar 21, 2012

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