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1st Ascension Island Scouts

TURTLEING

Ascension Island is the most important nesting site in the Atlantic for the Green Turtle and between Dec - June every year, several thousand of these 200 - 250 kg turtles visit the 32 sandy beaches to lay their clutches of around 150 snooker ball size eggs in giant sand dug nests.

The Scouts & Cubs have been helping two research scientists, from The Darwin Initiative, this season with their studies, measuring turtles, counting nests etc.

Turtle
Shaun & Alfie on Long Beach

Measuring Turtles
Scouts & Cubs measuring turtle at North East Bay Beach

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Camping Canoeing Caving Climbing & Abseiling Expeditions Fishing Hiking Sports Turtleing

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