Zamboanga City frees Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

I have just recently read a news article over the internet that officials and authorities in Zamboanga City freed an Olive Ridley Sea Turtle in Bolong Beach. It is really heart-warming to know that the local government of Zamboanga City initiated this idea to free and get the sea turtle back to its natural habitat for it is where he could live freely.

Olive Ridley Sea TurtleOlive Ridley Sea Turtle (image from

Moreover, here’s a few facts about Olive Ridley Sea Trutle from the National Geographic.

“Olive ridleys get their name from the coloring of their heart-shaped shell, which starts out gray but becomes olive green once the turtles are adults. They have one to two visible claws on each of their paddle-like flippers.”