Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort To Track Adopted Endangered Sea Turtle’s Journey Through The World’s Waters

MIAMI, FL.  – Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort is committed to the conservation of the region’s natural wildlife. In an effort to preserve the endangered sea turtles, the resort has adopted an Olive Ridley sea turtle and will follow its journey via satellite.  Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort has partnered with local environmental authorities and the WWF (World Wildlife Fund) so that both experts and guests can learn about the sea turtles’ migration paths in the ocean; an initiative that will assist in the conservation studies of these endangered species.

Every year, between July and November, adult sea turtles arrive ashore to Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort where they lay eggs, and head back to an endless voyage through the ocean. The resort is a proud co-founder of the Los Cabos Sea Turtle Protection program and every year, certified hotel personnel patrols 3.5 mile stretch of beachfront; they carefully remove the turtle eggs from their nests and keep them safe in a special corral. This year the resort has protected over 17,624 turtle eggs, which will be later released. Renata, an adult Olive Ridley sea turtle, named by the resort’s facebook fans, was released yesterday after a special “Fiesta for Renata” hosted on-property.

Resort guests and locals where part of an educational celebration as they watched Renata embark on her journey through the world’s waters. Guests and wildlife aficionados are encouraged to track Renata’s adventures at http://www.seaturtle.org/tracking/index.shtml?tag_id=78514&anime=1.

The Olive Ridley sea turtle is considered the most populous of marine turtle species but, with sharply declining numbers in recent years, is still in danger of extinction with sharply declining numbers in recent years.

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