Baby Turtles in Dominica

Discussion in 'The Octopus' Den' started by cephalopod, Sep 28, 2005.

  1. cephalopod

    cephalopod Pygmy Octopus Registered

    Feb 8, 2004
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    I've only seen turtles twice in the wild. Once in the Red Sea a big sea turtle swam toward me. It got about ten feet away and realized I wasn't food and swam off. Whew. I was nervous for a minute. Yesterday I saw a juvenile sea turtle in the bay at Portsmouth, Dominica. It was about 10-12 inches across. The other people on the dock said they had seen a bunch of babies a few days earlier on the beach. Could there be a nesting site in this area?
  2. chrono_war01

    chrono_war01 Colossal Squid Supporter

    Oct 7, 2004
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    lucky you, I've seen no turtles from the wild expect for 40 stuffed turtles (with 3-5 leatherbacks) in a shop. They were stuffed with newspapaer, mind you.

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