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Zakynthos:- First Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta-Caretta) nest to start the season recorded.

A great start to the season it seems Zakynthos is showing, in regards to our yearly visitors the famous Caretta-Caretta. For those who do not know what a Caretta-Caretta is, it is none other than the loggerhead sea turtle. Zakynthos has become one of the most important nesting grounds in …

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Zakynthos:- Caretta Caretta nesting beaches see an increase for 2020.

.How did the turtles do on the nesting beaches in 2020? As soon as the pandemic started, ARCHELON decided that the registration and protection of nests on the main nesting beaches of our country was a priority. Despite the difficulties they faced, ARCHELON managed to have a complete picture of …

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Zakynthos:- World Sea Turtle day:- The loggerhead sea turtle Caretta-Caretta (Video)

World Sea Turtle Day, June 16, is a day used to honor and highlight the importance of sea turtles.  The history of the Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) is forever intertwined with the life and accomplishments of Dr. Archie Carr. Sea turtles  are ancient animals that have been around since the time …

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Zakynthos Marine Park:- The first turtle nest in Kalamaki for 2020

The first nest for 2020 ……. !!!! The beach of Kalamaki (Crystal beach area) hosts the first nest for this year’s spawning season. Among the difficult times during Covid-19, nature still follows her normal routine. The National Marine Park of Zakynthos have requested that visitors to the beach pay special …

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They’re here… our first visitors for the season! (VIDEOS)

Dated May, 9th and whilst out at Lagana Bay, Panagiotis Velianitis came across some of our first visitors for the season. The famous loggerhead sea turtle known as Caretta Caretta has returned However, the National Marine Park of Zakynthos noticed that turtles have appeared since last  month. Due to most …

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