Jean ROBERT Nature and Travel Photography
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Mayotte Swimming with turtles

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It takes about 8 weeks to incubate in the sand for the eggs hatch. Small turtles wait until the temperature drops to emerge and reach the ocean. This race takes place usually at night, thus reducing the number of predators on the beach. Mayotte island, France<br />
Il faut environ 8 semaines d incubation dans le sable pour que les oeufs eclosent. Les petites tortues attendent que la temperature baisse pour emerger et rejoindre l ocean. Cette course se deroule en general de nuit, ce qui diminue le nombre de predateurs sur la plage.
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