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Please help protect sea turtles in the Seychelles!
Lara Kalisch works for the Olive Ridley Project in the Seychelles. This is an organization dedicated to the conservation of sea turtles. They work in different locations in the Indian Ocean (eg Seychelles, Maldives etc).
The sea turtles should not be disturbed in their natural behavior by us humans!
How to meet a sea turtle CORRECTLY , you will learn in this PDF .
Help explore and protect turtles in Seychelles! All you need is a camera!
One of the research projects they are running at the Olive Ridley Project is to use photo ID to record the population of turtles.
Photo ID is a method of using photos to identify turtles by the scales on their faces. It's a cost-effective, non-invasive, scientifically proven way to monitor and 'tag' turtles - without disturbing them . This work is extremely important to conserving some endangered species.
How you can help: Send your turtle pictures to Lara Kalisch! It's easy. You can find out exactly how to do this on the website and in this PDF .
Please always keep a minimum distance of 2 meters when observing and photographing the turtles!
Under no circumstances should the turtles be touched or fed!
Turtles, while often friendly, are still wild animals! The well-being of the animals must not be impaired!
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