Turtle Power

A week at Lady Elliot Island turned into days of digging up turtle nests and assisting hatchlings who had been buried alive. A prehistoric event that has happened for millions of years, turtles emerge on beaches to lay their bundles of eggs and cover them for incubation. But on Lady Elliot Island in Queensland, the turtles are between a rock and a hard place quite literally. Unknowingly, the mothers are burying their babies alive. Thanks to a passionate volunteer named John, these hatchlings have a second chance at life.

More to follow….

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