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Mexicans Rescue Thousands of Deserted Turtle Eggs

Latin American Herald Tribune
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February 3, 2016



Mexican officials have deployed drones on beaches in Oaxaca in a bid to curb the illegal poaching of protected turtles and their eggs. (Euronews)

More than abandoned 12,000 Golfina turtle eggs have been recovered from beaches in the Pacific coast states of Michoacan and Oaxaca, Mexico’s Profepa environmental protection agency said.

In Michoacan, elements of the Mexican navy and Profepa inspectors on a patrol of Mexiquillo and Barra Turpina beaches found two nests and recovered 188 eggs.

Naval personnel and inspectors found a total of 11 additional nests with roughly 12,000 eggs at Morro Ayuta beach in Oaxaca.

The eggs were taken to a facility operated by the Mexican Turtle Center, where they are to be incubated.

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