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Thousands of Sea Turtles Lay Their Eggs on Mexico Beach

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October 15, 2013
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Hundreds of Olive Ridley sea turtles started to lay their eggs in the sand of Ixtapilla beach in Mexico. More than 1,000 turtles a day are expected to arrive in the area in the next few months.


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