[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Eleanor Gaskarth
University of Exeter

Green Turtle Digging Nest

Caption: Whereas in the 1970s and 80s you would have been lucky to find 30 turtles on the Island's main nesting beach on any night, in 2013 there were more than 400 females nesting in a single evening.

Credit: Sam Weber

Usage Restrictions: Credit Sam Weber

Related news release: Major turtle nesting beaches protected in 1 of the UK's far flung overseas territories

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]