Re: [hunterbirding] Costa Rica Turtle egg collectors

To: Marj Kibby <>, <>
Subject: Re: [hunterbirding] Costa Rica Turtle egg collectors
From: Syd Curtis <>
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2010 15:26:44 +1000
For those like myself, unfamiliar with the situation, would you kindly
explain further, what happens to the 'harvested' eggs.  How are they treated
to produce the increase in Olive Ridley hatchlings?



> From: Marj Kibby <>
> Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 14:01:52 +1100
> To: 
> Cc: 
> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Re: [hunterbirding] Costa Rica Turtle egg collectors
> Far from being an
> "attack against nature", the egg harvest is an integral part of a long term
> conservation program that has resulted in a significant increase in the
> successful hatchings of Olive Ridley Turtles.


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