An olive ridley turtle on Monday laid a total of 122 eggs at Arambol Beach in North Goa.
According to a press release here, this morning Drishti Lifeguard Nilesh Velip spotted an Olive Ridley turtle who had laid eggs on the Arambol Beach. He alerted the Forest Department who rushed to the spot and collected a total of 122 eggs.
Lifeguard Nilesh ensured that the turtle was not disturbed during the process. All 122 eggs were safely taken out from the pit and transported by the forest department to a safe area.
Post the nesting period, after the baby turtles had been hatched, they would be released into the sea, the release added.