Consider the following species of turtles:

  1. Hawksbill
  2. Loggerhead
  3. Leatherback
  4. Olive ridley
  5. Green turtle

Which of the above is/are known to nest in India?


Answer: [C] 1, 3, 4 & 5 Only

Loggerhead are not known to nest in India.All other four types of sea turtles are known to nest in India.While all four species nest in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Olive Ridley is most numerous on the mainland coasts of India.

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