After “the world’s largest beach clean-up” at Mumbai’s Versova beach, Olive Ridley turtles returned to lay eggs for the first time in 20 years.

Baby Turtles Return in Mumbai After ‘Largest Beach Clean-Up’ in History

More than 80 Olive Ridley baby turtles have been spotted waddling across the sand of Versova Beach in Mumbai to get to the Arabian Sea over the past week, the Guardian reports.

It had been decades since the turtles were last seen on the beach. Their return continues a migratory journey that has been going on for centuries.

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“I had tears in my eyes when I saw them walking towards the ocean,” Afroz Shah, a lawyer and local community activist, told the Guardian.

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Source: https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/mumbai-beach-clean-up-turtles-2/

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