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The giant tortoise, which lives in the Seychelles and until now was considered a vegetarian animal, ate the chick

This happened in July 2020, and is a documented fact of deliberate hunting of any species of wild turtles.


“This is a completely unexpected behavior and has never been seen in wild turtles before. A giant tortoise chasing a chick along the log killed it and ate it. It was a very slow encounter, the turtle was moving at a normal slow pace - the whole interaction lasted seven minutes and was quite awful, "said Justin Gerlach, director of research at Peterhouse and an affiliated researcher at the University of Cambridge Zoological Museum.

This species of turtle is considered a vegetarian, previously they were spotted eating carrion, as well as the bones and shells of snails for calcium.

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The Maldives authorities have imposed a curfew in the Male area through COVID-19

The incidence of COVID-19 in the Maldives rose from 318 to 734 a week ago, most of it in Male, the health department said.


According to the Worldometer resource, the total number of detected cases of coronavirus in the Maldives has reached 32,665 so far. Since the beginning of the pandemic from COVID-19, 74 people have died and 25,473 have recovered.

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In the Seychelles, where 60% of the population is fully vaccinated against coronavirus, it was decided to introduce a lockdown

Almost 100,000 people live on the island. In three days, 500 new cases of infection were recorded.


One third of infections are in patients who have already received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine. Other cases are those who received one dose of the vaccine or did not receive it at all.


Schools in the islands were closed for two weeks and sporting events were canceled. Bars and restaurants close earlier, most public events are prohibited.

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La tortue qui a survécu à une morsure de requin

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Very nice beach

Very beautiful views, beaches, turquoise water. Sea turtles, many large angel fish and other beautiful fish.

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Turtle Farm on Curieuse

The farm is a green meadow with several corrals. One of them is for young animals. Adult turtles roam freely in all surroundings. We were given a branch of green foliage. We fed the turtles that turned up. In 10 minutes we went around all the corrals and moved along the path indicated to us to the other side of the island. The trail makes a depressing impression. A third of it passes through a swampy area with a lot of dead trees, some bony roots that look like the limbs of monsters from a horror movie and are covered with black dead shells. Another third passes through a sandy forest with many burrows, from which reddish crabs periodically protrude.

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https://avalanches.com/sc/anse_boileau_the_tiny_and_cozy_anse_louis_beach_is_located_in_one_of_the_secluded_b1245957_21_01_2021

The tiny and cozy Anse Louis beach is located in one of the secluded bays of the island of Mahe

Anse Louis is only 500 meters long. Its narrow sandy strip does not cause any inconvenience, since due to the remoteness of this place and the lack of any infrastructure, there are not many people here and there is always enough space for a comfortable stay. The most remarkable here are the views that open to the eyes of vacationers: granite cliffs end the semicircular bay of the beach, and the island of Shov Suris, seen in the distance, pleases the eye with its lush greenness among the azure water surface.

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Bel-Ombre is a Mauritius village located in Savannah County

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https://avalanches.com/sc/victoria__dit_waard_ferklearre_troch_de_presidint_fan_e_republyk_seychellen_da890292_09_10_2020

Seysjellen sil fiif jier herstelle fan it coronavirus

Dit waard ferklearre troch de presidint fan 'e Republyk Seychellen Danny Fore tidens it fideokonferinsjedebat op' e 75ste sesje fan 'e Algemiene Fergadering fan' e FN.

It begruttingstekoart fan 'e Seysjellen sil dit jier 14% berikke, sei er, hoewol in oerskot fan 4% waard ferwachte foardat de pandemy begon. "De ekonomy fan 'e Seysjellen soe dit jier mei 3,9% groeie, mar sil it jier einigje mei in yndikator fan -15,2%," sei de presidint.

Hy foege ta dat "Seysjellen hat 44 jier sûnt de ûnôfhinklikens duorre om in pre-coronavirus libbensstandert te berikken, en mar 4 moannen foar COVID-19 om ús toeristyske sektor te ferlammen. en dêrmei it grutste part fan 'e ekonomy. "

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https://avalanches.com/sc/victoria_strongmy_favorite_and_delicious_food_in_the_seychellesstrong28285_05_02_2020
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My favorite and delicious food in the Seychelles.

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Crystal Water Kayaks

Beauty is not described. Everything in the photo is already visible)

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Mission Lodge Lookout

This place is located high above sea level and from there a magnificent view of the ocean is surrounded by green mountains. At one time, this view was very impressed with the English Queen Elizabeth II, who admired him from a shady arbor during tea. Near the observation deck, the ruins of a school for the children of slaves have been preserved. I also saw a flowering tea tree and wild pineapple.

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https://avalanches.com/sc/victoria_freedom_monument_seychelles16894_11_12_2019

The Freedom Monument is a historical monument located on the 5th June Ave, behind the stadium, overlooking Mount Trois Freres. A sculpture of a man and woman holding a national flag cast in bronze, designed by Tom Bowers. It was opened in 2014 in honor of the 38th anniversary of Seychelles independence from the British. The opening was delivered by the president of that time, James Michel. The sculpture represents the unity of the people, patriotism, the hope of the nation moving towards a brighter future, as well as the memory of those who fell for freedom. Installed on the site of the former Liberation Monument.

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This city was opened in September 1953, and then it was restored with charitable funds. The temple has its own great and highest towers, those killed inside make a huge impression. Come under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Church. People should visit the bones, and they listen to them to the cars. Of course, this is worth a visit.

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Kenvin House is another architectural landmark in the capital of Victoria, which emphasizes the colonial style and elegant beauty of the buildings of this small capital. It was built in the 1850s and has long been a residential home for Dr. Henry Brooks (1831-1920), which the Seychelles remembered for their heroic deeds: saving the life of a 42-year-old Italian priest, father Jeremy, from the rubble of dirt and debris that came down from Mount Three Brothers, a mudflow avalanche, and preventing the spread of smallpox brought in by a passenger from East A In 1880, the Eastern Telegraph Company, laying a cable connection between Seychelles and Zanzibar, bought a house from a doctor and made it a residence for its engineers and managers. Kenwyn got his name from the name of a village in Cornwall, in the south-west of England where the telegraph cables came from. Due to weather conditions, humid climate and termites, the house began to collapse by the end of the 1990s. In 2004, the South African company took up the restoration of the building. Only the ceiling beams remained from the original material, rafters, racks, entrance doors and floorboards (they were made of casuarine wood, resistant to termite destruction). As a result, the house turned out to be a complete copy of the former. Currently, Diamond SA jewelry store is located inside, where collections of products with diamonds and tanzanites and art a gallery where you can see the Coco


Demer collection, sculptures and paintings by local artists. There is a fountain in the small kindergarten on the right side of the house. I enjoyed it a lot, but the most amazing beauty is unconditional but, the house itself!

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