Pantai Keracut is one of Penang's remotest beaches. It is within the Penang National Park, on the west coast of the cape at the northwest of Penang Island. It shelters a meromictic lake, i.e. one with distinct layers that do not mix.
Green turtles nest there from April to August, and the Olive Ridley from September to February. In 1995, a turtle hatchery was set up in Pantai Keracut, and is now managed by the State Fisheries Department, Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) and the Forestry Department.
Some of the rare mammals of the National Park have also been spotted at Pantai Keracut.
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