Big Pacific

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Arribada

Clip: Episode 1 | 2m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

Olive ridley sea turtles live most of their lives in the open ocean. But each year female sea turtles return en masse to their natal beach to synchronously lay eggs. Ostional, Costa Rica is one of their nesting locations. How half a million sea turtles find this same shore is a mystery.

Aired: 06/21/17

Rating: TV-PG

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