World Turtle News, 04/01/2020
Olive ridleys day-nest in Odisha after seven years, but no link to lockdown say experts
The eastern Indian state of Odisha is known for seasonally hosting Olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) en masse as they visit the seashore along the Bay of Bengal for mass nesting.
This spring, however, heralded a surprise for marine conservationists, who witnessed mass nesting of the species during the day after nearly seven years. The last reported day nesting occurred in 2013.
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