It is still dark and very early in the morning and all the eggs have
hatched successfully. Unknown to you, a conservationist had placed a
cover over the nest which has protected it from predators and people.
The nest has been carefully watched by the conservationists and the
cover has been removed to allow all of the hatchlings to emerge (come
Click on the cover to go onto the next location.
It has rained and the temperature has fallen. The eggs take longer
to hatch and dawn approaches.
Click on the hatchling to go onto the next location.
Disaster! A 4-wheel
drive van picking up a load of sand from the beach for building, drives
over your nest and compacts the sand. The hatchlings are just about
to emerge from the nest and 25 are killed.
Keep a running total of the numbers of eggs
Click on the hatchling to find out what happens next.