Tortugueros Las Playitas A.C.

Sea Turtle Hatchling Releases in Todos Santos

Hatchling Releases are always Open to the Public and Free of charge. You can help make Hatchling Releases possible by making a Donation!

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Leatherback Hatchling Release

Hatchling Releases take place  December 1 - April at the "Campamento Tortuguero" (Turtle Camp) in Las Tunas!   

There will be releases most days from December 1 - March 31 at sunset (about 5pm). Then sporadically March-April

To find out if there will be a Hatchling Release please "Like" us on facebook.  (Tortugueros Las Playitas)

Then, you will receive the notices in your newsfeed. 

or you can visit this site to view the live data stream at the top of the page.

Directions to the Hatchling Release site: 

The Las Tunas Sanctuary is located between Calle Mangos and Camino Internacional on the beach.

From Centro, take Topete to the "Otra Lado." Turn left on Horizonte, pass school, then bear Right on Camino a Las Playitas. Travel about 1.5 miles and rurn left on Camino International (toward ocean). Veer left at  fork, then take it all the way untill you reach the dunes and turn left, and you will see the parking area.

 
Hatchling Releases are open to the public and free of charge. Hope to see you there!
  


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 Species

 Nest Relocation

Hatchling Releases 

 Olive Ridley

 October-December

December- April

 Black

 October-January

 December- March

 Leatherback

 October- April

 December- June

For Hatchling Release info "Like" us on facebook, and you'll recieve notices in your newsfeed.  Or, visit this website to view the live data stream at the top of the page. We try to post Hatchling Release info by noon each day.

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