Turtle Nesting

Four species of sea turtles are found along the coast of Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Leatherback [ Dermochelys coriacea ], Hawksbill [ Eretmochelys imbricata ], Green Turtle and Olive ridley [ Lepidochelys olivacea ]. The Sea turtles lay their eggs by digging/removing sand at the beaches, cover the spot with sand and then leave the eggs unattended.

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