Nest exhumation

After the green turtle hatchlings were found the nest was caged and monitored for any other hatchlings emerging. Hatchlings were found in three more occasions, they were collected and released many guests joined for the releases. Two days after the hatchlings were found the nest exhumation was done. Guests were invited to see this and the procedure was explained. From the exhumation it was calculated that 130 eggs had been laid and the nest had a 86% hatching success rate which is considered very high. From the unhatched eggs there was one albino hatchling, a stage one embryo and a few stage 3 and 4, you can see in the pictures.

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By |April 8th, 2014|Categories: News|