Awake at night - Some of Seychelles' nocturnal animals

What creatures are stirring at night as you sleep? From owls with their exceptional vision to bats with their sophisticated sonar systems, some animals have developed features that make them well-suited to night-time lifestyles. They play a crucial role in their respective ecosystems, as they help nature balance by preying on other animals or consuming plants. Let's look at some of our nocturnal neighbours.

Everyone loves Chris… and Cousin Island turtles

A video posted on Nature Seychelles' Facebook page, in which a Hawksbill turtle was rescued, has captivated a large audience both locally and around the globe. As of the time of writing, the video has received over 16 million views, close to 1 million reactions, 12 thousand comments, and 27 thousand shares! 

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