Q. With reference to ‘Olive Ridley turtles’ consider the following statements::
1.The coast of Odisha in India is the only nesting site for the Olive-ridley turtles in the world.
2.These turtles are carnivores.
3.They are most abundant of all sea turtles found in the world.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
Statement 1 is incorrect. The coast of Odisha in India is the largest mass nesting site for the Olive-ridley along with the coasts of Mexico and Costa Rica.
Statement 2 and 3 are correct. These turtles are carnivores. They are the second-smallest and most abundant of all sea turtles found in the world. Their IUCN status is Vulnerable.