Endangered Green, Loggerhead turtles make comeback in Cyprus (pics)

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For these ancient reptiles, a stretch of beach on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus has been their home for thousands of years.

Against the setting sun, the tiny turtles that have just hatched on Lara Beach strain against the surf to reach the Mediterranean Sea and embark on their life’s journey.

And in 20 to 30 years, they’ll be back at this exact location to lay their own eggs.

After being hunted to near extinction in the first half of the last century, the Mediterranean’s endangered Loggerhead and Green...

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Endangered Green, Loggerhead turtles make comeback in Cyprus (pics)

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