100 olive ridley sea turtle hatchlings released off Manila Bay

100 olive ridley sea turtle hatchlings released off Manila Bay

About 100 pieces of olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) hatchlings are released in Manila Bay on the shore of Brgy. Labac in Naic Cavite on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.

Naic hosts a yearly Pawikan Festival to raise awareness of the ecological importance of these sea creatures.

They are expecting another 900 hatchlings to be released in the next few weeks.

(Kiara Lauren Ibanez/BENJAMIN CUARESMA/ai/mtvn)

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