Rare sea turtle rescued in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province

December 27, 2023

BÀ RỊA-VŨNG TÀU — The forest protection department at Côn Đảo National Park on Wednesday rescued and released back to the sea a rare green turtle (Chelonia mydas), which was stranded on a beach in the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu. The tourists immediately informed the Côn Đảo National Park Forest Protection Department about the finding. Beaches in Côn Đảo see the largest number of sea turtles come to nest and lay eggs in Việt Nam, accounting for about 80 per cent. In 2023, Côn Đảo National Park successfully rescued and relocated 2,262 turtle nests with 212,644 eggs. Meanwhile, tracking devices were attached on nearly 400 mother turtles coming to lay eggs on Côn Đảo beaches.

The source of this news is from Vietnam News