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117 Leatherback turtle nests protected so far!

We are in the middle of turtle season 2019, and we can tell you that it’s a fantastic season so far! Together with the local…

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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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First leatherback turtle of 2017 saved!

Leatherback season is well underway with DeeAnn from Canada being the first volunteer to find a turtle for 2017! As the hatchery isn’t quite ready…

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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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