The Canberra Times
Thursday, 30 November 2023

A spectacle, above and below the water, on Lady Elliot Island

Updated March 18 2021 - 12:31pm, first published January 26 2020 - 12:00am

It was the noise that gave it away. It sounded like ceramic plates breaking as the turtle flicked sand with her flippers to burrow deeper. We looked at the sand and saw the tracks leading out of the water.


Megan Dingwall is a senior producer at The Canberra Times.