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Giant Marine Turtles
When you are in Pelabuhanratu, do not miss out watching giant marine turtles laying eggs at Ujung Genteng , about 140 kilometers from Pelabuhanratu town. Here at the southern-most tip of the bay, most nights of the year giant marine turtles, often over 100 kilograms, came to lay eggs. After dusks, these animals come ashore, drag themselves up the beach, dig a hole and lay up to 150 eggs. They cover it up, turn around and return to sea in a ritual that can take 21 1/2 hours, and can be watched at close quarters Viewing this primitive ritual is a truly inspiring experience.