Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600090, India
About Elliots Beach
This beach is the endpoint of the Marina beach shore. A prominent landmark on this beach is the Karl schmiditt memorial.
Attractions near Elliots Beach
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Olive Ridley turtles nest on Chennai beaches at night, between January and April every year. During this season, volunteers of Students Sea Turtle Conservation Network (SSTCN) walk through the beaches in night looking for their eggs and move them to safe places. Once the turtle hatchlings comes out after 45 days, they are released into sea.
The cleaning drive was to make that part of the beach debris free, where the eggs are relocated so that the baby turtles can easily paddle through the beach to the sea when they are released.
It's joyous feel to help the turtle, but is indeed sad too to help a creature that have survived millions of years on it's own. Mindlessness of man have led all seven species of sea turtles critically endangered.