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From the month of September, the turtles arrived in groups until completing a large number of turtles at the end of the high season in November.

A approximately 2,500 sea turtles of the species known as Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) spawned in the Isla Cañas Wildlife Refugeprotected area of ​​the Ministry of the Environment (MiAMBIENTE) located in the district of Tonosiprovince of The Saints.


After several hours of monitoring at night and with total caution not to interrupt the biological process, they arrived at this area more than 2 thousand sea turtles at warm beach sands for lay their eggs and thus guarantee the existence of their kindthis event is known by conservationists as “the great arrival”since every day, from month of September in this area the turtles They arrived in groups until completing a large number of turtles at the end of the high season in novemberhe pointed, Moisés Barría, park ranger of Wildlife Refuge Canas Island.

It should be noted that these Arrivals are extraordinary events that occur only in some beaches in the world, in eleven (11) to be specific, and Panama has the happiness of having two of these beachesbeing Cañas Island and La Marinera Beach the sites of Peaceful where do these occur processeswhich are characterized by develop between the months of July to Decemberboth located in the province of The Saintsasserted I would sweep

Elida Bernal, Regional Director of MiAMBIENTE in Los Santos, stated that it is it is necessary to take care of the oceans and seasis key to the well-being of future generations, which is why the team of park rangers at MiAMBIENTE’s Isla Cañas Wildlife Refuge in Los Santos contributes to the conservation of marine ecosystems with the management and conservation the whole year of these specimens, especially in the months of July to November with the long-awaited arrivals and later the birth of the neonates.

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