Turtles!!! February 19th 2019 Hi everyone!
Yesterday I had my first day at the sea turtle project. I was assigned to feeding for the day, so I had to cut up the fish for them which was pretty gross, but I eventually got the hang of it. They have 4 different turtle species at the conservation: green turtles, loggerhead turtles, hawksbill turtles, and leatherback turtles. However, the only type of turtle that lives in Sri Lan ... read more
My name is Kaitlyn Simmons and I'm 18 years old. I just graduated high school a semester early and am setting off on a 3 month adventure to Sri Lanka and South Africa where I will be doing wildlife conservation work.
My journey will begin in Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka for 4 weeks working at a Sea Turtle conservation to help rehabilitate and protect at-risk sea turtles while also volunteering at community development projects. The program aims to provide daily care and rehabilitation for disabled turtles with the long term goal to release back into the wild as well as protecting turtle eggs th... full info