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More then 100 leatherback turtle nests have been saved!

July 13, 2016 , , ,

Together with many volunteers from all over the world, La Tortuga Feliz saved in the year 2016 already more then 100 leatherback turtle nests! We…

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Hatchery shift

June 15, 2016 , , , ,

As volunteer at La Tortuga Feliz there are two shifts available, the first is walking on the beach with a local guide searching for seaturtles…

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Happy turtles!

The first month of turtle season 2016 went really fast. Many volunteers from all over the world have helped us with preparing the hatchery and…

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The first leatherback turtle laid her eggs for 2016!

February 25, 2016 , ,

She came up on the 18th of February to check things out but didn’t lay until returning a couple of nights ago. We are really…

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We have babies!

The first leatherback baby turtles came out yesterday!

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Everything comes to those who wait

It didn’t seem like luck was my partner during my two weeks at La Tortuga Feliz. That first week, one of the other volunteers saw…

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Viva La Tortuga

If you have never spent 20 minutes straining your eyes in the dark at a large, oblong piece of driftwood, you have not yet had…

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First turtle of 2015 layed her eggs by the lagoon!

March 4, 2015 , , , ,

The leatherback turtle season started this month and the first turtle already layed her eggs by the first lagoon last night! Everybody is excited and…

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Results last year and preparing coming turtle season!

February 22, 2015 , , , ,

Our most recent turtle season saw dedicated volunteers release just over 6000 flapping hatchlings. 1840 were Leatherbacks, 2892 Green turtles and a higher than usual…

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“Pura Vida”

I just had the new top experience of my life. I got to be with the endangered Leatherback turtle as she gave birth in Costa…

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