Thieves steal eggs from rare leatherback turtle nest in Phang-nga

 Thieves steal eggs from rare leatherback turtle nest in Phang-nga

Chelonia mydas turtle in the Similan Islands, Andaman Sea. Photo: Schuetze77.



Late Friday night or early this morning, thieves stole most of the eggs from the nest of a rare leatherback turtle, which had come ashore in Khao Lampi-Hat Thai Muang national park in Thailand’s southern coastal province of Phang-nga to lay.

Thon Thamrongnawasawat, a well-known marine scientist and chair of a working committee on rare marine species, said in his Facebook post today that he was very angry about the theft because it means the loss of the rare turtles, which should have hatched in the national park.

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By Thai PBS World



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