Sunday, March 11, 2007

Turtle-watching in Sabah

Turtle-watching is one of Malaysia's attractions for tourists, foreigners and locals alike. Due to the dwindling number of turtles coming ashore to lay their eggs, there is now a need to monitor this activity. The maximum number of people allowed to watch turtles at Sabah’s popular Selingan Island off Sandakan, has been put to forty. This limit is aimed at protecting the green and hawksbill turtles which lay their eggs at night.

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