lepidochelys lepidochelys


  • (n) ridleys


  • An Unlikely Solution: Saving Sea Turtles by Eating Their Eggs

    It is one of nature’s great spectacles. On certain nights of the year, huge numbers of olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) mass in the Pacific Ocean just off the beach at Ostional, Costa Rica. Next, tens of thousands of females come clambering ashore over two or three nights to lay their eggs in the sand. These mass nesting events, called arribadas, may occur a half-dozen times over ...
    on August 12, 2013     Source: Takepart.com via Yahoo! News

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anachronistic anachronistic
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