Seeing that the turtle was weak and vulnerable in an island popular among tourists, Fritz decided to take it home to Pangulasian Island to see if anything could be done for the little guy.
The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is one of the two species of sea turtle usually seen in El Nido (the other is the green sea turtle).
El Nido Resorts welcomed 35 more little turtles to El Nido when a nest of hawksbill sea turtle eggs hatched last March 19 in Dilumacad Island.
Confession time: last March 17 marked my first-ever Turtle Tracking Tour, taking over from former Miniloc EO Rima.
In this episode, learn more about one of the five sea turtle species found in El Nido, the hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
In this episode, watch the release of newly hatched hawksbill sea turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) into the ocean.