Baby Turtle Scurries From the Nest to the Sea

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 201719 views
Published: January 13, 2017

A baby turtle’s hesitant crawl from the nest to the sea was caught on camera on Sunday, January 1, at the Ningaloo Reef near Exmouth, Western Australia.

A turtle tracker monitoring the species spotted the little one struggling up a sand dune before making a smoother descent towards the ocean. The reef’s beaches and islands <a href="http://www.ningalooturtles.org.au/" target="_blank">are home to three of the world’s seven marine turtle species</a> between November and March.

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