SOLO, the leatherback on the move!
Solo, the Leatherback turtle has completed her nesting season in Haevo, Isabel province and is now on the move.
According to the latest tracking updates received from TNC (The Nature Conservancy), Solo nested for the fifth and final time at Haevo nesting grounds on 7th January 2023, and had begun migrating on the 8th of this month.
Solo’s current location as of today (17th January, 2023) was recorded near the Southern end of Makira, having swam approximately 400km in the past seven days.
Meanwhile Solo’s namesake, Solo the Mascot will this week resume its nationwide tour to Malaita province starting on the 19th of January to the 2nd of February, 2023.