Sea turtles return to Villaricos

As happens every year, sea turtles have been spotted on the beaches of Villaricos laying their eggs. The actual locations of these nests are secret and heavily guarded by local volunteers (and protected by law), so don’t ask me about them, but I was sent some photos of the recent arrival of the big girls. I understand the bloke holding one of the sea turtles is a sea volunteer checking on the health of the Continue reading Sea turtles return to Villaricos

3 sea turtles found dead

3 sea turtles have been found dead on the same day across Almería’s beaches. One large turtle, 45cm across, with a cracked shell was found in Mojácar; another, 40cm across, was found in Almerimar and a third, 60cm across, washed up in Cabo de Gata natural park. Experts from Equinac, the sea life people, are unsure why the three turtles died but say the fact they were all found on the same day was a Continue reading 3 sea turtles found dead