Illegal siezure of Ridley’s Sea Turtle eggs discovered in Los Santos


The National Aeronaval Service finds a sack with suspected sea turtle eggs abandoned on Horcones de Tonosí beach. There were 499 sea turtle eggs inside.

One thousand 151 sea turtle eggs of the Olive Ridley or Olive Ridley species (Lepidochelys Olivacea), were seized in the district of Tonosí, by members of the National Police and the Coasts and Tides section of the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Environment (MiAMBIENTE ). ) The Saints.

Through diligence of the Tonosí district ombudsman, they found a person who was in possession of two plastic bags with presumed sea turtle products; After this, technicians from the Ministry of the Environment proceeded to verify and count the sea turtle eggs to start the legal process.

Uris Pimentel, from the MiAMBIENTE Agency in Tonosí, indicated that a technical report was prepared and sent to the Institution’s Office of Legal Advice for administrative sanction and to the Public Ministry to determine the corresponding sanctions.

On the other hand, the National Aeronaval Service in this same issue finds a sack with presumed sea turtle eggs abandoned on the Horcones de Tonosí beach. This was made available to this entity, which proceeded to verify and count it, resulting in 499 sea turtle eggs.

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