A sea turtle monument on the promenade of Con Son, Con Dao, Vietnam. The archipelago is considered the most abundant sea turtle habitat in Vietnam. Photo: Patrick Scott A sea turtle monument on the promenade of Con Son, Con Dao, Vietnam. The archipelago is considered the most abundant sea turtle habitat in Vietnam. Photo: Patrick Scott
A sea turtle monument on the promenade of Con Son, Con Dao, Vietnam. The archipelago is considered the most abundant sea turtle habitat in Vietnam. Photo: Patrick Scott
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Sea turtle watching in Con Dao, Vietnam: huddled around a nest, we see a mother lay dozens of eggs – until something goes wrong

  • Bay Canh, in the Con Dao archipelago, is considered the most precious sea turtle habitat in Vietnam. Overnight tours allow visitors to watch turtles laying eggs
  • Seeing the mother turtle sculpt sand over her newly laid clutch with her back flippers is like watching big leather mitts shape clay on a potter’s wheel

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A sea turtle monument on the promenade of Con Son, Con Dao, Vietnam. The archipelago is considered the most abundant sea turtle habitat in Vietnam. Photo: Patrick Scott A sea turtle monument on the promenade of Con Son, Con Dao, Vietnam. The archipelago is considered the most abundant sea turtle habitat in Vietnam. Photo: Patrick Scott
A sea turtle monument on the promenade of Con Son, Con Dao, Vietnam. The archipelago is considered the most abundant sea turtle habitat in Vietnam. Photo: Patrick Scott
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