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olive ridley

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A sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) of tropical and subtropical waters especially of the eastern Pacific and Indian Oceans, having an olive-gray carapace.
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Noun1.olive ridley - olive-colored sea turtle of tropical Pacific and Indian and the southern Atlantic oceans
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The olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) were born at a hatchery of All Hands Beach and began their voyage as soon as they were released back to the open sea.
The protected territories also support the world's largest breeding populations of leatherback and olive ridley sea turtles.
The beaches of southern Oaxaca are Mexico's most important for nesting Olive Ridley sea turtles and surfing tourism," said Eduardo Najera, the Mexico director for WiLDCOAST/COSTASALVAJE.
You can even swim alongside graceful Olive Ridley sea turtles and energetic sea lions - but make sure you are wary of the black males, who can be more than playful.
Around 20,000 Olive Ridley sea turtles crawled ashore from the Bay of Bengal to lay eggs at the Rushikulya river mouth between Kantiagada and Gokharkuda villages in the Ganjam district.
Around 20,000 Olive Ridley sea turtles crawled ashore from the Bay of Bengal, almost after a month's delay, to lay eggs at the 2.
To better understand the depths inhabited by sea turtles, we used diving depth distributions collected from satellite-linked dive recorders attached to two loggerhead and two olive ridley sea turtles caught and released in the Hawaii-based longline fishery.
Additional Natural Habitat Adventures tours that follow great wildlife migrations around the planet include its five different Churchill polar bear tours, its African safaris, including two new trips, The Great Tanzania Migration Safari and The Great Kenya Migration Safari, and the Mexico's Sea Turtles tour, where travelers help with the annual moonlit beach hatch of olive ridley sea turtles.
The newly hatched olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) were aided by students and tourists who helped the animals navigate the beach towards the waters off Subic Bay on Tuesday (Jan.
Each year, on a few dark nights in a secluded cove of Panama's Azuero Peninsula, thousands of olive ridley sea turtles emerge from the Pacific Ocean to lay their eggs in the sand.
Incidental microscopic lesions in four of the seven olive ridley sea turtles included mild acute heart muscle inflammation (ID 6), mild focal necrosis in one lung (ID 7), parasite-induced necrosis in the stomach wall (ID 8), and foreign material (probable ingesta) in the bronchioles (ID 10).