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Finding Olri: In search of Olive Ridleys in Goa

Updated : March 24, 2019 06:43 AM IST

In the thatched Turtle Interpretation Centre, 60 baby Ridleys were huddled in a blue plastic bucket, mischievously playing around unaware of the fact that when the night gets dark, the Forest Department officials will release them in Arabian Sea.
The Forest Department of Goa started the Turtle Conservation Programme in 1996, exactly 15 years after the initiation of National Sea Turtle Conservation Project in 1981.
Finding Olri: In search of Olive Ridleys in Goa

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