SOS Tartarugas works in Cape Verde protecting nesting loggerheads turtles (Caretta caretta) and their habitat. Cape Verde is the third most important nesting area for loggerheads in the world. Turtles are at risk from hunting for meat, stealing of eggs, removal of sand for building and unregulated tourism development. Our email is
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Saturday, January 16, 2010

Shellie's final resting place

Shellie was brutally killed at Serra Negra on the 28th September having already laid four nests on Sal.  (Follow this link for her story  It was a sickening blow for everyone.   Now thanks to great volunteers, Linda and Jean, Shellie has a properly marked grave on Bay 2.

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