Turtle nesting to be closely guarded


Disturbed sojourn: A screen shot of the turtle labouring back to the ocean after laying eggs on the beach near Rasa Sayang Hotel in Batu Ferringhi on Friday.

GEORGE TOWN: The Fisheries Department expects the turtle whose nesting was disturbed to return within the next 10 days to Batu Ferringhi to lay new eggs.

Department officer Mohd Syahrulnizam Ismail said two staff members would be stationed near the Rasa Sayang Hotel beachfront to look out for the turtle.

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