World Turtle News, 08/18/2020
Historic event: Loggerhead turtle lays eggs at Los Boliches beach, in Spain, for the first time ever!
A female nesting Loggerhead turtle has laid eggs at Los Boliches beach in Spain for the first ever! The nest was laid between the 3-4th August, where the turtle laid over 70 eggs, a typical clutch size for Mediterranean loggerhead turtles.
This beach has now been thrust into the spotlight with marine researchers who are intrigued by this unprecedented nesting behaviour, which they are now studying.
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