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Olive Ridley turtles lay over 25,000 eggs

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 15:37

Over 25,000 eggs have so far been laid by Olive Ridley turtles during mass nesting of the sea creature near river Rushikulya river mouth in Ganjam district of Odisha.

Beach tourism, development killing turtles: WWF

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 12:16

Unregulated tourism and development activity along beaches like Mandarmani and Digha in West Bengal is killing turtles including the vulnerable Olive Ridleys, say researchers.

Baby Olive Ridley turtles pop up along Gahirmata beach

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 14:04

Surfacing of millions of baby Olive Ridley marine turtles along the serene Gahirmatha beach along Odisha coast has cheered conservationists across the globe.

Mass nesting by Olive Ridley turtles

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 18:16

Putting fears of forest officials and wildlife lovers to rest endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles have arrived in hordes at Gahirmatha beach here for their annual mass nesting.

Olive Ridley Turtles mass nesting begins in Odisha coast

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 18:58

A record number of over 3 lakh Olive Ridley turtles have laid eggs in Odisha coast within a span of only one week, officials said today.

Carcasses of Olive Ridley turtles washed ashore in Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 18:03

Several carcasses of Olive Ridley turtles were washed ashore near the mouth of river Rushikulya off Odisha`s Ganjam coast, a major mass nesting site of these endangered species.

Baby olive ridley turtles making a beeline towards sea

Last Updated: Monday, May 07, 2012, 13:58

About 1.68 lakh turtles had arrived at Nasi-2 nesting ground from March 20 - March 28 to lay eggs on the sandy beach.

Turtle nesting look up on Goa beaches

Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 15:11

The beaches of Morjim and Ashwem witnessed an unusual number of Olive Ridley turtles visiting these beaches.

Sea erosion destroys turtle eggs

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 18:29

A large number of eggs of Olive Ridley turtles were destroyed due to sea erosion in the mouth of Rushikulya river in Odisha`s Ganjam district.

Baby olive ridley turtles let into sea

Last Updated: Friday, April 06, 2012, 19:06

A Puducherry-based NGO`s efforts to protect eggs of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles have borne fruit with 110 hatchlings being let out into the sea on Friday.

Olive Ridley turtles start laying eggs in Gahirmar

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 21:48

Olive Ridley turtles have finally arrived at Gahirmatha beach in Odisha to lay eggs.

Olive Ridley turtles come to lay eggs

Last Updated: Thursday, March 03, 2011, 15:59

Around one lakh endangered Olive Ridley turtles have turned up at Orissa`s beach for mass nesting.