Female turtles leave the ocean to lay their eggs on the beach where they hatched. The best way to observe is with a guided tour. Especially during the time when they lay their eggs, females are in a trance-like state and shouldn’t disturbed.

Awala-Yalimapo, French Guyana

The nesting season starts in March and last until August. The best months to observe leatherbacks laying eggs are from April to July.  (French:…