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Turtle Hatchery

Interest is manifest in the field of turtles everywhere in the world. While an infinitesimal minority of carnivorous being are bent on destroying these disappearing breed of marine turtles for their flesh and shell, a preponderant majority of peace in many countries are keen to protest the turtle and provide them sanctuaries.

Marine turtles were roaming the oceans for about 190 million years. Among the many different variety of this species only eight of these ancient reptiles are found living today.Sri Lanka is famous for five kinds of turtles, Green Turtle, Olive Ridley Turtle and Leatherback Turtle, Hawlesbill and logger head which are regularly visit the sandy beaches to nest in Sri Lanka's South Western and South Eastern beaches from Induruwa to Yala and Kandakuliya in the Puttalam district.

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