olive ridley

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olive ridley

n.
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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Summary: Ganjam (Odisha) [India] Feb 25 (ANI): Lakhs of endangered Olive Ridley turtles flocked the Rushikulya river mouth for their annual mass nesting in Odisha's Ganjam district.
Likewise many Olive Ridley turtles are caught in nets in Pakistani water but never go near a beach to nest.
Four species of turtles nest in Oman: loggerhead, hawksbill, green and olive ridley turtles.
Now, Khan is a scuba diver and mountaineer who works in Pakistan with the Olive Ridley Project, an international programme started in 2013 by two biologists concerned by the many Olive Ridley turtles getting caught in ghost nets in the Maldives.
2002; Santillan, 2008), although recent studies have confirmed the presence of green and olive ridley turtles nesting along Peru's highly developed northern coastline, making Peruvian coast the southernmost sea turtle nesting habitat in the eastern Pacific (Kelez et al.
CARCASSES of more than 500 endangered Olive Ridley turtles, the flagship wildlife species of the state, have been spotted on the beaches of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary in Kendrapada district setting alarm bells ringing.
Olive ridley turtles are classified as endangered so its recovery is important to the future success of the species.
I was among a group of tourists privileged to be helping this batch of olive ridley turtles on their way.
Beach bonding Visit Gahirmatha, which is India's home to the Olive Ridley turtles What: A scenic beach and the only place in India where Olive Ridley turtles come to lay eggs and hatch.
This has gone alongside the increasing incorporation of various nonhuman life forms into the realm of the political--this is seen not only in political action around more-than-human issues, but also more obviously in national and international legislations that protect and regulate animal life, whether zoo and farm animals in the United States (Braverman, 2013; Hudson, 2011), or Olive Ridley turtles in India.
2007), in a study of olive ridley turtles in Australia, suggest that after the nesting season all turtles travel between 180 and 1050 km to different foraging areas, using coastal and continental habitats, and are able to forage during migration before reaching their foraging grounds.
Four main species of turtles nest in Oman: Green turtles, Olive Ridley turtles, Hawksbill turtles and Loggerhead turtles.