The officers, stationed on Koh Miang, also called ‘Island No. 4’, announced the discovery yesterday (May 22).
The first nest was discovered at about 7:30am on Sunday during a survey of the beach. Officers found that the nest contained 91 eggs.
As the nest would be affected by high tides, the officers decided to move the eggs to a safe location, the officers reported,
The second nest was discovered at about 7am yesterday (May 22) while officers were conducting a survey of another beach at the island.
The officers saw turtle tracks in the sand, and followed them to find another nest, this one containing 109 eggs.
The officers deemed the second nest also at risk of harm, and move the eggs to a safe location, the officers added.
Capricornball | 25 May 2023 - 18:52:35