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How to preserve sea turtles
Step by step the way to preserve sea turtles
This lens is about the way many people around the world take on several beaches to help sea turtles preservation, since there are many predators of them both on land and sea, including human the rates of survival for this species is very low. So the uninterested effort of people caring for this lovely animals will help them to stand as one of the animal species in the sea.
In some tropical beaches like Cancun, someone devoted to preserve sea turtles should be monitoring during the summer nights when mothers leave the sea to spawn.
When mother turtle leave her eggs and return to the sea she left a characteristic trace which could helps us to identify where she left the eggs
Then you should identify those places where turtles spawn to protect the eggs from being destroyed by tourists and recover them to continue their incubation in a safe place
Bring the eggs to a corral where they be protected from accidental damage by tourists or from predators such as seabirds. In this safe place the eggs can continue their incubation
Label them with the date on which you put them to incubate in order to wait until 50 to 80 days when they start to hatch
After 50-80 days of incubation, the hatchlings begin to emerge from its shell
Releasing sea turtles
Have you ever released to the sea turtles?
Discard the shells because now they are useless
You must be aware to recover baby turtles in a protected environment!
The best way to recolect them is putting in a basket to hide from predators specially seabirds during the day until you release them to the sea at night
At night everything is ready to release the little turtles!
Finally after all your care, the little turtle are released into the sea! Good luck!