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Species: Olive Ridley
Life Stage: Adult
Release Date: 2005-07-18 18:00:00
Release Location: Tiwi Islands, NT, Australia
Last Location: 2005-08-07 21:03:49
Purrapuntirri is the Tiwi name for the small island (otherwise known as Seagull Is.) that is located 5 km offshore from the nesting beach at Cape Van Diemen. This island is also an important breeding area for olive ridley and flatback turtles and supports a large crested tern rookery.