Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, México.
The animal with an approximate weight of half a ton left the sea to spawn on the beach of Los Cabos; this, before the gaze of the bride and groom and guests.
Los Cabos, Baja California Sur (BCS). In the middle of a wedding that took place in front of the Villas del Mar development, in the municipality of Los Cabos, a Leatherback turtle — weighing approximately half a ton — came out to the beach to spawn, a situation that took the audience by surprise. The events took place around 7:00 p.m. this Sunday, in the middle of a wedding, leaving locals and strangers astonished; Faced with what happened, members of the hotel, which is part of the Network for the Protection of the Sea Turtle, proceeded to protect the area.
The security personnel took control of the situation and delimited the area, reducing the lighting so that the turtle was not disturbed and could nest successfully, explained the technical manager for the Protection of the species in the area, Miguel Ángel Cruz Ramos. “We were expecting the nesting of this turtle again, so that two days before the patrols from El Tule to Palmilla intensified, in which they participated: Del Mar Los Cabos, Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort, Las Ventanas al Paraíso” declared Graciela Tiburcio. These actions were joined by Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort & Spa, Organization for the Sustainability and Conservation of the Environment and Tortuga Bay, said the specialist in the matter.
It should be remembered that, at the end of 2020, the arrival of a Leatherback sea turtle was also registered on the coast of Cabo San Lucas, which deposited around 110 eggs, which were kept for their future release.
With information from El Mundo Digital BCS