Gift from the Ancient World: Loggerhead Sea Turtles

Loggerhead sea turtle, one of the most important gift from the ancient world, inhabits the Mediterranean beaches inspiring the whole humankind. The most important ovulation areas include Belek, Yumurtalık in Adana, Anamur, Köyceğiz and Dalyan coasts. Coats of Belek are the largest ovulation area of loggerhead sea turtles in the Mediterranean region.

In 2016, more than 2500 nests were found and taken under protection in Belek. Sea turtles have been on this earth for approximately 110 million years and are defined as “living fossils”. They incidentally travel in oceans, and Turkey, Greece and Cyprus are three important nesting sites of this species. Giving peace with their calm characteristics, loggerhead sea turtles are waiting for you in the wondrous nature of Belek.

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