ENVIRONMENT: 43,000 turtle eggs saved from poachers

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TURTLE EGG  poachers  have been thwarted  by the actions of an environmental group that has collected some 43,000 eggs  from La Cuchilla Beach in Tonosí.

[caption id="attachment_66708" align="alignleft" width="300"] Parrot turtle[/caption]

The eggs have been placed in an artificial nursery to ensure their survival.

Alexis Rodríguez, president of the environmental group Tortu­Agro de Cambutal, reported that the eggs were taken from some 470 nursery nests.

Hawksbill, green and parrot turtles come to spawn in the area.

Comments 1

George Klauck

Stupid parrot turtle joke.

2 years ago
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