The Island of the Giant Mothers

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No other place in Africa has such a concentration of nesting green sea turtles. Up to 40.000 specimens of this endangered and gigantic species, which can weigh more than 200kg, come here every season to build nests and lay their eggs. On only 2 km of beach, they make more than 60.000 nests. After hatching, thousands and thousands of tiny turtles leave this small island every year.

1080 Wildlife Productions
Directed by: 
Carlos Pérez
Spain / Africa
English / Spanish