Kuala Penyu set to become key turtle nesting ground again


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  • Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014

On the right track: Turtle hatchlings being released to the sea.

KOTA KINABALU: Efforts are under way in Sabah’s southwest Kuala Penyu district to once again become a key nesting ground for turtles.

The district office has set up a turtle hat­chery and the first hatchlings were released to the sea on June 18.

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