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Bintan Turtle Hatchery, Indonesia

Bintan Turtle Hatchery, Indonesia

29 April, 2018 at 6:40 pm Comments are Disabled

All photos supplied by Max’s Dive Centre Since 2005 the team at Nirwana Gardens Resort and Max’s Dive Centre have been operating a successful turtle hatchery on the island of Bintan, Indonesia. The turtle hatchery began as an initiative by Nirwana Gardens Resort to increase awareness among the local people […]

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Injured Turtle Bruce Returns Home to the Ocean

Injured Turtle Bruce Returns Home to the Ocean

23 November, 2017 at 4:39 pm Comments are Disabled

In May 2017, guests at the Shangri La, Boracay came across a baby turtle struggling on the beach. They tried to give it a hand and release it to the water, but the surge and wind appeared to be preventing it from swimming out. They called the team at Victory […]

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Turtle swims again with prosthetic flippers

Turtle swims again with prosthetic flippers

15 February, 2013 at 3:17 am 1 comment

  Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, has just received her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe. It is thought Yu lost her front legs during a predator attack. Being able to swim only at 60% efficiency, the new flippers are designed to […]

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