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Pulau Selingan (is one of three island located 40 kilometers north of Sandakan in Sabah, east Malaysia. During the peak season (October) up to 50 turtles come ashore to lay eggs. Marine turtles have been around for 230 million years at least, but due to human activities they have been brought, over the past hundred years, to the brink of extinction.

Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) hatchlings emerge from the sand at

Holding two Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) hatchlings at Pulau Selingan

Turtle tracks head back to sea from the pit the mother turtle dug to lay her eggs at Pulau Selingaan (Island) Turtle Islands National Park, Sabah.

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Photography © Quintin Lake, 2010

Final images are now online at the Sabah Youth Conservation Expedition Website including photos from Danum Valley, Iban Longhouse, Kinabatangan river, Bagang, Orangutan in Sepilok, Palm Oil Plantations and Deforestation, Sabah tea Plantation, Pitcher plants of Mesilau, Kinabalu National park, Palau Sulug Island, turtle Island and the Sabah Youth Conservation Expedition Team

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