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First Leatherback nest in 2019 saved!

Yes! Turtle season 2019 has began! Last night we had our first Leatherback turtle nest. A beautiful female of 140 cm in length came on…

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Spectacular turtle results in 2018!

January 21, 2019 , ,

Proudly we want to show u the figures of the turtles that were saved on the Pacuare beach in 2018! We want to thank everybody…

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Volunteer Bea her experience at La Tortuga Feliz

April 10, 2018 , ,

I am not a writer. I think I have never kept a diary or a journal. I cannot explain properly my thoughts, and even worse…

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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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Volunteer with sea turtles in Costa Rica

February 3, 2016 , ,

One month left and the new sea turtle season 2016 starts on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Last year together with the volunteers we…

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Beautiful message from beautiful people

November 19, 2015 , , ,

Last week we received this email from former volunteers: “Madison now age 13 loved her experience. A beautiful way to teach her about her future…

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Beautiful picture of a green turtle at daytime!

Very rare but sometimes it happens that a green turtle comes on the beach at daytime. Volunteers of La Tortuga Feliz where really lucky that…

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Taking a well earned break after releasing turtle hatchlings!

Many leatherback and green turtle hatchlings came out last month. We have been really busy with releasing them. A satisfying job with great results! Soon…

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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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