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2 lakh baby Olive Ridley turtles emerge in Odisha beach

2 lakh baby Olive Ridley turtles emerge in Odisha beach

Emergence of baby Olive Ridley marine turtles along Gahirmatha beach on Odisha's coast has provided relief to conservationists.

Mass hatching of Olive Ridley turtles begins

Mass hatching of Olive Ridley turtles begins

Baby turtles generally emerge about 45 or 50 days after nesting.

Odisha: Endangered Olive Ridley turtles lay record 3.55 lakh eggs in a week, number may go up

Odisha: Endangered Olive Ridley turtles lay record 3.55 lakh eggs in a week, number may go up

Over 3,55,000 eggs have been laid by Olive Ridley sea turtles within a week of mass nesting in Rushikulya river mouth of Ganjam coast, which is an all-time record. 

Coast Guard launches operation for Olive Ridley turtles

The Coast Guard patrol in turtle congregation sites would remain in force till the turtles finish laying eggs on nesting beaches, the DIG said.  

Odisha govt bans fishing to protect Olive Ridley turtles

Over half a million Olive Ridley turtles arrive and congregate in the shallow coastal water of the Bay of Bengal in November.