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).
The green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) is one of the two species of sea turtles usually seen in El Nido (the hawksbill sea turtle is the other).
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.
I had the best job in the world. I spent my days on the most beautiful beaches in the world, going from one pristine island to another and swimming in crystal clear waters teeming with such amazing marine life.