World Turtle News, 02/12/2020
Olive Ridleys start sporadic nesting at Gahiramatha
The sporadic nesting of endangered olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacae) has started at Gahiramatha beach, India. Around 20 turtles have laid eggs in the last two days at Nasi- 1 of the islands at the beach, said Forest Range Officer of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary Debashis Bhoi.
Forest personnel are on high alert as more turtles will arrive to lay eggs in the next coming weeks.
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