Contact: Eleanor Gaskarth
University of Exeter
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
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