Sea Turtles on Koh Tao

Sea Turtles on Koh Tao – Being that we are on Koh Tao, which in Thai language means “Turtle Island”, what better marine conservation topic we could find, to talk about this month, than the sea turtle. There is a total of 7 different species of sea turtles, the Green Turtle, Hawksbill Turtle, Loggerhead, Olive Ridley Turtle, Kemps Ridley, Flat Back and the giant of the family of sea turtles, the Leather Back Turtle. If you have accommodation by the beach please turn your lights off at night when not in use, they can cause turtle hatchlings to crawl in the wrong direction.

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