Hatchling turtle 🐢 rescued from attack

It isn't every day you get to see a newborn turtle emerge from the nesting ground where its mother laid her eggs weeks before.

The majority of baby turtles don't make it through their first days, and this little one was already under pressure, before its eyes could open and it could take its first step on the sand.

One bajan angler witnessed a hatchling who was about to become the next meal of a voracious sand crab, and decided to lend a hand and rescue the tiny turtle who was disoriented and desperately trying to free himself from the claws of its attacker.


As the helping hand approached, the crab released its grip and slowly backed away.
Watch the video here

A little care goes a long way.

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Indra is a Barbados born writer, singer and publishing consultant who started a blog that now reaches 60 destinations. She shares content management tips, refreshment reminders for work-from-home life and interviews with creative sisters. The multilingual homecook works from home after pressing pause on a life of travel. As a teen, she almost gave up on life. Now as a woman saved by grace, she lives joyfully with purpose, encouraging the overwhelmed. Follow 'Joy within' blog for firsthand updates on new posts, guest features and tropical vlogs.

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