The nests of the critically endangered hawksbill sea turtles have risen in numbers in the last fourteen years. In 2000 the number of known nesting sites had only been 154 sites. That rate has more than tripled since then to 468 nesting sites. Also, some great news is the number of poachings of this rare animal has decreased dramatically.
Sometimes news for endangered animals can be awesome, and this news is that and more. We're rooting for these creatures, and keep hopes high that many more endangered animals will have this same turn around.
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