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Video of a happy baby turtle walking back into the ocean!

August 1, 2017 ,

Leatherback baby turtle walking back into the ocean.

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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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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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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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Green turtle season is about to start!

July 8, 2015 , , ,

Green turtle season is about to start! We saved already more then 100 leatherback turtle nests, so let the green turtles come!

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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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“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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Rare Sighting

I was on my 3rd patrol with Davy covering sectors B and C of the beach. We already walked the biggest part of our patrol…

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