Hatching a plot

Since 1987, The University of Georgia has been conducting an internationally renowned study into the critically endangered Hawksbill Turtle at Pasture Bay on Jumby Bay Island.

Pasture Bay beach

 

The beach is one of the world’s primary nesting sites for this ancient species. From July until September, female turtles emerge from the sea to lay a “clutch” of around 150 eggs in the sand.

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