SOS Tartarugas works in Cape Verde protecting nesting loggerheads turtles (Caretta caretta) and their habitat. Cape Verde is the third most important nesting area for loggerheads in the world. Turtles are at risk from hunting for meat, stealing of eggs, removal of sand for building and unregulated tourism development. Our email is
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Friday, June 3, 2011

The hatchery's up, the turtles must be near

In a stunning display of speed, strength and organisational skills this tiny SOS Tartarugas team built the main hatchery in record time.

From nothing to completely built in only two hours.  Amazing!  It normally takes us the best part of two days.

What's the secret Peter?

More photos here.

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