These hatchlings in eggs of an olive ridley sea turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea, should be buried and protected under 40 centimetre of warm sand, but a domestic dog dug them out at Ostional beach in Costa Rica. It takes nearly two months for a sea turtle egg to develop in a perfect little marine reptile.


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Image ID: 0171360-SZA

These hatchlings in eggs of an olive ridley sea turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea, should be buried and protected under 40 centimetre of warm sand, but a domestic dog dug them out at Ostional beach in Costa Rica. It takes nearly two months for a sea turtle egg to develop in a perfect little marine reptile.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Solvin Zankl

Image dimensions: 5400x3600