Sea turtles

Wednesday, 20. June 2012 Website Admin

Sea turtle watching / © cips/vidaluzEach year, from June to August, hundreds of sea turtles come to the beaches of Cyprus to lay their eggs. The young turtles hatch in summer, between July and September. Special reserves were created to ensure the population of the Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia Mydas) and the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta Caretta) at the coasts of Cyprus. Signs asking for considerate treatment of nature at these places. Visitors have the possibility to watch the animals under the guidance of members of the turtle projects at Ammoudi beach and in Alakati (Alagadi).

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