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see sea turtlesea turtle,
name for several species of large marine turtles found in tropical and subtropical oceans. These turtles are modified for life in the ocean by having flipperlike forelimbs without toes and lightweight shells. Their heads are too large to be withdrawn into the shell.
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"The hawksbill turtles usually live in the sea, but lay their eggs on land.
Dubai -- The critically endangered Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is now starting its nesting season on the shores of Dubai.
"Any persons found responsible for the brazen act of killing the endangered Hawksbill will be dealt with appropriately," said Montejo.
Along with the help of the Nevis Turtle Group and Ignacio Ottley, one of longest standing sea turtle participants from the Resort, the team was able to successfully locate and track two new nesting hawksbill sea turtles on the beaches of Cades Bay, located just 15 minutes from Four Seasons.
Since 2011, nearly 100 Hawksbill turtles have laid eggs at the shoreline with almost 7,000 baby turtles starting their lives at Al Taweelah.
Kandiis Kagawad Rolando Pagara, who has been monitoring sea turtles for 20 years now, said they have already tagged with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources various hawksbill turtles, some of whom were treated for injuries until three Magsaysay villages Kandiis, Damayuhan and San Isidro were declared as Wildlife Critical Habitat through Administrative Order 2016-2.
On the other hand, the young Hawksbill was spotted by divers along Bolabog beach.
[USA] Apr 25 (ANI): A recent study claims that endangered turtle (Hawksbill & Green turtle) population is increasing in Pacific coral reefs.
Summary: Female Hawksbill turtles can lay 100 to 150 eggs during each nesting season
The woman, identified as Andrea Norton, suffered life-threatening injuries after accidentally slipping from a rock formation at the Hawksbill Crag at Whitaker Point.