Sea Turtle Hatchlings in Bataan

Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles

Sea turtles recently started their lives at the shores of Bataan. There were a total of 81 Olive Ridley Sea Turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea).


The hatchlings swam out to sea hours after hatching in Anvaya Cove in Morong, Bataan. Anvaya Cove was developed by Ayala Land.

The town of Morong is known as a hatching site for the Olive Ridley sea turtles. Classified by IUCN as vulnerable and protected by law, the Olive Ridley Sea Turtles is one of the country’s five sea turtle species.

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Olive Ridley Sea Turtles Hatch in Bataan

Olive Ridley Sea Turtles Hatch in Bataan

This is the fourth clutch that hatched since the season began in September last year. We do what we can to protect sea turtle nests in our cove,” says Anvaya Cove Activity Manager Ranessa Santos as shared by WWF-Philippines Information, Education and Communications Officer Gregg Yan.

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