Olive ridley Current Affairs, GK & News

The olive ridley is a species of turtle found mainly in Pacific and Indian oceans. It is also found in the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It is the second smallest and most abundant of all sea turtles in the world. Around 800 of these endangered species died recently due to the laxity of Odisha’s forest and fisheries department. In this regard, the Orissa High Court took suo motu cognisance and sought report.

Olive Ridley Turtles arrive at Gahirmatha Beach

Olive Ridley female turtles have started moving to the Gahirmatha beach in the Kendrapara district in Odisha. They are arriving at the beach to lay eggs which is described as the phenomenon called ‘arribada’. Mass Nesting Arribada is a Spanish term which describes the unique natural heritage of these marine species which converge on the ..