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Turtles hatching at Lara beach outside Paphos (PICTURES)

Stunning photographs have been caught by the lens of Phileleftheros photojournalist Yiannis Nisiotis on a day trip to Lara beach near Akamas in the Paphos district.

A dedicated turtle conservation and reproduction team oversaw turtle hatchlings make their way into the waves.

The eggs of the Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta-caretta) hatch approximately seven weeks after they are laid in the sand.

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