The olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), also known as the Pacific ridley sea turtle, is a medium-sized species of sea turtle found in warm and tropical waters, primarily in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.
The olive ridley is a small sea turtle, with an adult carapace length averaging 60 to 70 cm. The heart-shaped carapace is characterized by four pairs of pore-bearing in ...
framarginal scutes on the bridge, two pairs of prefrontals, and up to 9 lateral scutes per side.
Conservation successes for the olive ridley have relied on well-coordinated national programs in combination with local communities and nongovernment organizations, which focused primarily on public outreach and education. Wiki
Olive ridley sea turtle Lepidochelys olivacea News
Here's what happens when humans trifle with the natural order of things.
"George", a male sea turtle first kept as a pet in Olongapo City, finally swam to freedom at the Camayan Beach Resort here on Tuesday, after spending eight years of rehabilitation at the animal center of the Ocean Adventure theme park.
Robert Gonzaga, officer in charge of the theme park, said the turtle had to "unlearn" being dependent on human beings for survival, so his eventual release took this long.
"The problem was that George had become used to being fed and taken care of by humans, so we had to teach hi ...
A haven for sea turtles is located only 90 minutes away from the bustling Metro Manila cityscape. SM's premiere ecotourism development Costa del Hamilo combines comfortable urban living with nature and adventure, giving guests the chance to see a miracle of life – sea turtles hatching only a few steps away from their rooms.
Exactly 46 Olive Ridley hatchlings emerged from their nest on the morning of February 5, 2017. Lucky guests were able to witness the hatchlings rush their way across the sand and into the sea. WWF-Philippines representatives, President and CEO Joel Palma as well as Cos ...
San Juan, La Union is known for its beaches and the surfing competitions held annually for more than a decade now. That is why the once sleepy town has become a bustling destination for surfers during annual competitions.
What is little known is that San Juan also is home to the preservation of a fast vanishing species of sea turtles. The Olive Ridley sea turtles are being conserved a protected by a volunteer organization. The Coastal Underwater Resource management Actions or Project CURMA.
It started last March 3, 2017 when Marissa Tamayo and her daughter, Sachi found more than a dozen ...
It's turtle hatching season and Hamilo Coast, SM Prime's sprawling coastal community in Nasugbu, Batangas, is home to diverse marine resources.
Marine turtles, particularly the Olive Ridley sea turtles, thrive along Hamilo Coast. Though they are the most abundant among marine turtle species, they are listed as "vulnerable" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) because of the recent decline in the nesting of female Olive Ridleys.
In February, 147 Olive Ridley sea turtle eggs hatched on the pristine white sand beach of Santelmo Cove, Hamilo Coast's main marine sanctu ...
They were rare olive ridley sea turtles, fast becoming extinct around the world, just hatched from a nest in the fine San Juan sand in La Union province, their specific nesting site up north.
That started it all, says Marissa's son Carlos, a volunteer of Project CURMA (Coastal Underwater Resource Management Actions), a pawikan (sea turtle) conservation and protection program.
A Science of Identity Foundation (SIF-CARE)-assisted conservation project, the Tamayos began to care for the olive ridleys from then on.
"My sister Sachi began to train in the proper handling of nests until the e ...
San Juan, La Union beach is the nesting of Olive Ridley, the residents transfer the nest to secure the olive ridley eggs.