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Mongoose and dead turtle

I pondered about posting this photo. I’d emailed a contact at a marine animal facility with the news that I’d found a dead turtle with a broken shell washed up among some rocks. 189 more words

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Aiopio beach

A view of the beach at the Aiopio Fishtrap in Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. There’s a large turtle in the center of the photo at the water’s edge, not the best spot in the world to get some undisturbed rest.

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Green Turtle sunbathing

One of the attractions of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, north of Kailua Kona, is that it’s a popular resting spot for Hawaiian green sea turtles. This turtle was hauled out on a long curve of golden sand known as Honokohau Beach. 37 more words

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Gili Islands: Exploring

From Lombok we took a 30-minute fast boat to Gili Trawangan, one of the three Gili islands off of Lombok’s northwest coast. Each Gili island has a reputation: Gili Trawangan the “party island”, Gili Meno the “turtle island” and Gili Air the “honeymooner island.” Because of the island’s size (3km x 2km), people get around by cidomos (horse drawn carts) or bicycles. 370 more words


Velavaru - Turtle Island

Maldivian water hosts five out of seven species of turtles in the world, green turtle and hawksbill turtle being the most common species.

Angsana Velavaru is one of the popular nesting islands in South Nilandhe Atoll (Dhaalu Atoll).

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And breathe

A green turtle comes up for air.

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