Turtles

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Odisha Beach Witnesses Birth Of 1.48 Crore Olive Ridley Turtles This Year

The Gahirmatha beach in Odisha's Kendrapara district has witnessed the birth of 1.48 crore Olive Ridley turtles. Starting from April 25, the "babies emerged from 2.98 lakh nests dug by female turtles to lat eggs at the Nasi-ii Island." Considered the largest nesting ground in the world for the species, the island had attracted 3.49 lakh female turtles this year.

Sun, 09 May 2021 - 12:43 PM / by Nikita Thakur

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