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Olive ridley sea turtle (Golfina)

Lepidochelys olivacea

Description:

Bucket full of newly hatched Golfina turtles. They were scheduled for release to the sea at sunset when predators are not around (mainly sea birds). Last pic is the place were the turtles' eggs are kept for protection from predator particularly men.

Habitat:

The sea and the beach

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5 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Thank you DespinaTsafetopoulou and Coley

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

I wish I could be helping these turtles, but I was only on vacation on the beach. I live far away from the sea.

Cammie C. Jeffries
Cammie C. Jeffries 9 years ago

This is awesome!!! Do you happen to work somewhere with these turtles?

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Thank you Seema

Seema
Seema 9 years ago

great pictures...

LuisStevens
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LuisStevens

Nayarit, Mexico

Spotted on Sep 3, 2012
Submitted on Oct 10, 2012

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