BERHAMPUR: The Olive Ridley sea turtles, the rare and endangered marine turtle species of the world, have started arriving for mating at Rushikulya rookery in Ganjam district.

According to wildlife officials, mating of Olive Ridleys is now at its peak and hundreds of pairs are visible within a radius of around 7 km from the coastline near the rookery.

This year, these turtles have arrived in