Turtles found dead on Indian beach

The carcasses of more than 150 olive ridley sea turtles were washed ashore near Pantha Niwas in Puri, some 65km from Bhubaneswar, India. They were recovered on Wednesday by government environmental officials. The coast of India's Odisha state is the
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The carcasses of more than 150 olive ridley sea turtles were washed ashore near Pantha Niwas in Puri, some 65km from Bhubaneswar, India. They were recovered on Wednesday by government environmental officials. The coast of India's Odisha state is the world's largest nesting site for the turtles, which are listed as a vulnerable species.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 23, 2016, with the headline 'Turtles found dead on Indian beach'. Print Edition | Subscribe