Guasave, Sinaloa.- After months of being in recovery, a juvenile olive ridley turtle, finally yesterday was released by the Ciidir researcher, Alan Zavala, as well as some young that were rescued in a nest that was located in Las Glorias beach in Guasave, Sinaloa.
The scientist of the Interdisciplinary Research Center for the Integral Development of the Region, explained that in the case of the olive ridley, since July 16 she was in rehabilitation, when she was rescued by some fishermen from El Conchal in the municipality of Culiacán, being entangled in a sack in the open sea, and they handed her over to a turtle camp in El Conchal and from there she moved to Ciidir.
As for the young, there were 45 from a nest of 88 eggs, but they are waiting for the rest to finish hatching to proceed in the same way.
Esteban Landey, a community watchdog endorsed by Profepa, Grupo Tortuguero de las Californias AC and the Ciidir, as well as the infant Kristen Zavala, daughter of the researcher committed to the environment, and who in his career always includes in the conservation activities and environmental education, creating awareness about respect for nature.
“In the Ciidir tortoise rehabilitation area, under normal conditions we always receive groups of all educational levels to sensitize them about caring for the environment and species is danger,” he revealed.
He expressed that during his career and professional project, the message is that people join in and support not to throw garbage anywhere.
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“The garbage reaches the sea and affects all marine species, such as this rehabilitated turtle and many other specimens that we have had,” he said. And yesterday, thanks to a great team and care, it was possible to be successful.