The epidemic of coronavirus happy turtles in Africa


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Because of the epidemic of the coronavirus this year at the Marine reserve of mangrove forests on the West coast of the Congo hatched unexpectedly a lot of rare olive Ridley turtles, and excited by the absence of man, the loggerhead turtle arrived to Pink lake in Senegal for the first time in many years. It is reported TASS with reference to the South African broadcaster SABC.

To increase the birth rate olive Ridley turtles contributed to the closure of beaches in March and the imposition of restrictions on movement in the Congo. Due to the fact that buried in the sand turtle laying still intact, survived 83 thousand young.

Loggerhead sea turtles (loggerhead) for the first time since 1996 appeared in the area of the Pink lake, known for its water scarlet. The President of the local aquarium Youssef El Ali said that because of the pandemic, these individuals finally had the opportunity to go ashore historic homeland and to postpone eggs there.

Olive and loggerhead sea turtles are a vulnerable species.

Earlier it was reported that because of coronavirus in the air in the world was cleansed, including the most polluted cities on the planet. Prior to this it was observed that in the canals of Venice, the water became transparent, and to return to the swans.

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