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  • Mon Repos Turtle Centre
  • Day 260: ๐€๐ง๐ฒ๐›๐จ๐๐ฒ ๐ฐ๐ก๐จ ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐ค๐ง๐จ๐ฐ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎโ€™๐ซ๐ž ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐๐จ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฌ๐จ ๐ข๐ง ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž ๐š๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ โ€“ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎโ€™๐ซ๐ž ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ข๐ง ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐›๐ž ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐. โฃ โฃ We definitely felt moved, almost to tears, witnessing millions of years of natural life cycle being revealed in front of our eyes- when this female, endangered, loggerhead turtle laid her precious eggs in the sand on MonRepos beach ๐Ÿฅš๐ŸŒŠโฃ โฃ This female beat the 1 in 1000 odds of making it to adulthood & her inner compass brought her back to the same beach she hatched on. We applauded this young girl (literally ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ) when she finished laying her clutch, signalling that her first breeding season was over & whilst slowly walking behind her as she heaved her empty belly back to the ocean, we felt emotional. โฃ โฃ We gained so much knowledge from last nights experience, we sat in awe of her & we attained a sad understanding of how little we humans consider cause & effect. โฃ โฃ These animals have swam the ocean for millions of years, but how many more can they last with human disregard? ๐Ÿข๐ŸŒ โฃ โฃ ๐Ÿ“ ๐˜”๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜™๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด โฃ โฃ โœจ if you want to know about the centre or some of the knowledge we gained see our highlight! โฃ โฃ #monrepos #turtle #loggerhead #loggerheadturtle #turtlelayingeggs #turtlenesting #wild #endangeredspecies #plasticwaste #lightpollution #linefisheries #poaching #hatchlings #babyturtle #turtleeggs #ocean #beach #eastcoastaustralia #discoveraustralia #australia #roadtrip #experience #travel #thewanderingtourist #travelnow #traveltheglobe #justtravel #globetrotters #passionpassport #lifeofadventure โฃ
    Day 260: ๐€๐ง๐ฒ๐›๐จ๐๐ฒ ๐ฐ๐ก๐จ ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐ค๐ง๐จ๐ฐ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎโ€™๐ซ๐ž ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐๐จ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฌ๐จ ๐ข๐ง ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž ๐š๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ โ€“ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎโ€™๐ซ๐ž ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ข๐ง ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐›๐ž ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐. โฃ
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We definitely felt moved, almost to tears, witnessing millions of years of natural life cycle being revealed in front of our eyes- when this female, endangered, loggerhead turtle laid her precious eggs in the sand on MonRepos beach ๐Ÿฅš๐ŸŒŠโฃ
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This female beat the 1 in 1000 odds of making it to adulthood & her inner compass brought her back to the same beach she hatched on. We applauded this young girl (literally ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ) when she finished laying her clutch, signalling that her first breeding season was over & whilst slowly walking behind her as she heaved her empty belly back to the ocean, we felt emotional. โฃ
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We gained so much knowledge from last nights experience, we sat in awe of her & we attained a sad understanding of how little we humans consider cause & effect. โฃ
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These animals have swam the ocean for millions of years, but how many more can they last with human disregard? ๐Ÿข๐ŸŒ โฃ
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๐Ÿ“ ๐˜”๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜™๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด โฃ
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โœจ if you want to know about the centre or some of the knowledge we gained see our highlight! โฃ
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#monrepos #turtle #loggerhead #loggerheadturtle #turtlelayingeggs #turtlenesting #wild #endangeredspecies #plasticwaste #lightpollution #linefisheries #poaching #hatchlings #babyturtle #turtleeggs #ocean #beach #eastcoastaustralia #discoveraustralia #australia #roadtrip #experience #travel #thewanderingtourist #travelnow #traveltheglobe #justtravel #globetrotters #passionpassport #lifeofadventure โฃ

    Day 260: ๐€๐ง๐ฒ๐›๐จ๐๐ฒ ๐ฐ๐ก๐จ ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐ค๐ง๐จ๐ฐ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎโ€™๐ซ๐ž ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐๐จ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฌ๐จ ๐ข๐ง ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž ๐š๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ โ€“ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎโ€™๐ซ๐ž ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ข๐ง ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐›๐ž ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐. โฃ
    โฃ
    We definitely felt moved, almost to tears, witnessing millions of years of natural life cycle being revealed in front of our eyes- when this female, endangered, loggerhead turtle laid her precious eggs in the sand on MonRepos beach ๐Ÿฅš๐ŸŒŠโฃ
    โฃ
    This female beat the 1 in 1000 odds of making it to adulthood & her inner compass brought her back to the same beach she hatched on. We applauded this young girl (literally ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ) when she finished laying her clutch, signalling that her first breeding season was over & whilst slowly walking behind her as she heaved her empty belly back to the ocean, we felt emotional. โฃ
    โฃ
    We gained so much knowledge from last nights experience, we sat in awe of her & we attained a sad understanding of how little we humans consider cause & effect. โฃ
    โฃ
    These animals have swam the ocean for millions of years, but how many more can they last with human disregard? ๐Ÿข๐ŸŒ โฃ
    โฃ
    ๐Ÿ“ ๐˜”๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜™๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด โฃ
    โฃ
    โœจ if you want to know about the centre or some of the knowledge we gained see our highlight! โฃ
    โฃ
    #monrepos #turtle #loggerhead #loggerheadturtle #turtlelayingeggs #turtlenesting #wild #endangeredspecies #plasticwaste #lightpollution #linefisheries #poaching #hatchlings #babyturtle #turtleeggs #ocean #beach #eastcoastaustralia #discoveraustralia #australia #roadtrip #experience #travel #thewanderingtourist #travelnow #traveltheglobe #justtravel #globetrotters #passionpassport #lifeofadventure โฃ

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@ourworldbyus Instagram Profile 24 January, 2020

What an incredible experience. The video is just fantastic. You are so lucky to be doing this and seeing such amazing things. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผโค๏ธ

@2bags1trip Instagram Profile 13 hours ago

Loved watching your stories on this, so special โค๏ธ

@adventure.junkeez Instagram Profile 18 hours ago

This is just amazing! Thank you for sharing your experience there ๐Ÿ˜Š

@coupleandacompass Instagram Profile 22 January, 2020

Ahhh this is so cool!! Weโ€™re heading there soon, I hope we get to see this ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

@bell_voyage Instagram Profile 22 January, 2020

Loved your turtle stories! Learnt so much and they're so cute ๐Ÿ˜

@cherryandtrevor Instagram Profile 22 January, 2020

Wow what an incredible experience guys! โค๏ธ

@mkmhere Instagram Profile 22 January, 2020

Amazing.. so beautiful.. in the Thai news last week they showed photos of a turtle who came ashore and laid her eggs.. within an hour they had been collected and taken away to be cooked.. ๐Ÿ˜ขsome people just donโ€™t understand.. ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข

@janetmoore6029 Instagram Profile 22 January, 2020

What a privilege to witness this beautiful sight. She is a survivor and hopefully her babies will follow in her footsteps with her strength in their genes. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’›โค๏ธ

@dosmochilasxelmundo Instagram Profile 22 January, 2020

Wow!! Amazing experience guys ๐Ÿ‘โค๏ธโค๏ธ

@lookup3 Instagram Profile 22 January, 2020

Wow! Thanks for sharing this! These videos are so lovely to watch! Itโ€™s such a beautiful sight to see the turtle lay her egg!

@jordanandjessica Instagram Profile 22 January, 2020

I have rewatched all these videos on loop !!! Been on my bucketlist since Iโ€™ve been 10.... would love to watch sea turtles be laid/ hatch and help them get to the ocean ! Also my heart was breaking with all the plastic facts in your story :(