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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on March 10, 2020

Hawksbill Hatchlings

  It’s been an exciting week on Long Caye at Glover’s Atoll. We have many sea turtles that nest on the island and recently we’ve had a new cache of Hawksbill Turtle hatchlings come to life. We’re thrilled to be able to share with you the first photos of these sweet little turtles.  Hawksbill Turtles live their life in the sea, but they return to our sandy beaches to l

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on February 16, 2011

A baby loggerhead Belize turtle on Long Caye

So far this season we’ve seen evidence of at least 3 very exciting Hawksbill turtle hatch-outs on Long Caye. Guests have woken to disorientated baby turtles under their waterfront cabanas and a search has ensued to make sure no more needed help getting to the water. Emerging from the sandy nests Hawkbills start on their long journey to adulthood which can take more than 30 years. A female can we

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on January 6, 2011

Christmas Night Turtle Hatch Out!

Last week we woke up the day after Christmas (Also my 29th birthday) to find a turtle nest had hatched. The weather was poor and we were planning a low tide walk in the pools out of the wind on the backside of our island anyway. It turned out to be the sweetest low tide walk ever. We found about 15-20 Turtles and walked them out across the tide pools and out beyond the breaking waves. Great Christ

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