Baby turtles crawl to doom

During the last couple of weeks, there have been numerous early morning reports of dead turtle hatchlings strewn across the road along Manzanilla Beach.

One of the main causes of these occurrences is the “Street Lighting” Project where streetlights have been placed along the Manzanilla stretch. As the turtles hatch, they become disoriented by the lights of the bright streetlights and instintively start their journey towards the roadway.

Click Here to Read the Full Story which appeared in the Newsday on Sunday August 19th, 2012

 

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