Turtle arrive to lay eggs on Ostional Beach

Updated: 2007-09-22 14:38

A turtle digs her nest to lay eggs on Ostional Beach in Santa Cruz, 563 km (350 miles) north of San Jose, September 21, 2007. More than 100 million eggs are laid by turtles on the beach during a five-day period. Residents of this small town on the Pacific coast collect about one percent of the eggs to sell in Costa Rica. [Reuters]
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