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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In addition, Alamo employees assisted their community by planting trees, adopting a community garden, promoting the health of marine ecosystems by cleaning beaches and supporting the care and preservation of Olive Ridley turtles in partnership with the Mazatlan Aquarium.
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.
hundreds of thousands Olive Ridley turtles in what is one of the largest mass nestings of these turtles anywhere the world?
The group classifies olive ridley turtles as "vulnerable" and green turtles as "endangered," meaning they are "at high risk of extinction in the wild.
They released olive ridley turtles into the wild and this initiative was supported by the governor of Bali.
10 ( ANI ): Nearly 100 carcasses of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles were washed ashore under mysterious circumstances, baffling scientists and locals, at the coast of Appikonda beach in Andhra Pradesh state.
The North Marine Region will safeguard nesting and resting areas for threatened turtle species, including the flatback, hawksbill, green, and olive ridley turtles.
The environmental organization WILDCOAST/ COSTASALVAJE said the spill from the buoy owned by the state-run oil company PEMEX killed at least two dozen Olive Ridley turtles during the nesting season.
Tootsie was tagged after nesting in the southeast corner of Masirah island alongside four Olive Ridley turtles nesting on the same beach.
School children in Oaxaca, Mexico, have helped to release thousands of endangered Olive Ridley turtles back into the wild.
Oman's coast is also frequented by loggerhead, hawksbill and Olive Ridley turtles, but the green turtle species is the only one that nests in such large numbers and frequency.