Endangered Olive Ridley hatchlings bid adieu to Odisha coast

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Puri, Apr 7:

In a thrilling  moment for nature lovers, the rare Olive Ridley turtles are hatching and crawling towards the sea in Puri district of Odisha.
Olive ridley turtle

In Devi estuary, Devinasi area  this phenomena was witnessed in three places on Wednesday.

The offsprings of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles began their maiden return sojourn to their natural habitat into the deep sea after  the annual mass nesting season along the beaches here.

In Debanasi, Jahania, Kanharia, areas the eggs have hatched and the baby turtles have been seen crawling towards the sea.

This is for the first time the eggs have hatched in this season. The next phase of hatching will take place in last week of May, according to sources.


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