Time to say goodbye

Yes it’s time to release our baby turtles at the site their mothers chose to lay their eggs in June. Five nests already hatched here at the zoo. The releases were uneventful, fortunately, except that it is certainly a critical moment for hatchling survival. We...

And the total is …

We ended nest monitoring last Friday. We collected 9 nests for a total of 176 eggs. This is a bit short from our objective of 10-12 nests. I might sound like a broken record now, but the weather was not helping this year! So either some females gave up swimming up the...