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When it is time for her to lay eggs, a female green sea turtle will usually return to the same beach where she hatched, laying a clutch of 100 to 200 eggs in a depression dug in the sand with her flippers. She then covers it and returns to the sea, leaving the eggs to hatch after about two months. The most dangerous time of a green turtle’s life is when it makes its first journey from nest to sea, as numerous predators, including huge flocks of seabirds, prey on the vulnerable hatchlings…

When it is time for her to lay eggs, a female green sea turtle will usually return to the same beach where she hatched, laying a clutch of 100 to 200 eggs in a depression dug in the sand with her flippers. She then covers it and returns to the sea, leaving the eggs to hatch after about two months. The most dangerous time of a green turtle’s life is when it makes its first journey from nest to sea, as numerous predators, including huge flocks of seabirds, prey on the vulnerable hatchlings…

Green Turtles on Grace Bay Beach at the Bight Reef Turks and Caicos Islands.

These green turtles chilling on Grace Bay beach are enjoying each other's company as well!

What gorgeous hues.  Harper's Bazaar The List, Hot Stops: 2014 - Maui

#theLIST: Hot Stops: 2014

What gorgeous hues. Harper's Bazaar The List, Hot Stops: 2014 - Maui turtle

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