Loggerhead turtles that nest on the Greek island of Zakynthos are thriving because of the downturn in Greece's tourism due to the coronavirus lockdown. The otherwise crowded beaches have been nearly empty, allowing female loggerheads to dig more than 1,500 nests. The beaches on this Ionian Island, a popular tourist destination, are the most important nesting sites for loggerhead turtles in the Mediterranean. "Most years there are so many tourists. But this year, the turtles have had peace and quiet and plenty of room," Charikleia Monotou from World Wildlife Fund-Greece told The Telegraph.

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