Zakynthos (Zante) Island is almost triangular in shape, with two green mountainous promontories extending into the sea to form the huge bay of Laganas.
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|Caretta Caretta Turtle|
|The Caretta-caretta sea turtles have chosen Zakynthos (Zante) as their main reproduction biotope, more specifically the areas of Laganas, Kalamaki, Daphni, Pelouzo, Marathonissi, Gerakas and Sekania. The magnificent creatures that have existed since the era of the dinosaurs, more than 150 million years ago, struggle to survive despite the hardships they endure. Every year, during the summertime, they come ashore to lay about 100 eggs in the warm sand of the beaches in the areas mentioned. The turtles lay their eggs every about 15 days in June, July and August. To do this,...|