Left to nature, only one in a thousand turtle hatchlings reach maturity. At Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary, however, Orton “Brother” King is working to change that statistic. On the island of Bequia, he finds and protects turtle eggs, bringing the hatchlings to his sanctuary to live in seawater ponds for three years before being released back into the ocean. So far, King has saved and released more than 2,000 turtles, which he’ll tell you all about during a tour of his facility.

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