Rushikulya River: Over one lakh turtles have laid eggs along its coast
Part of: GS-Prelims and Mains GS-I- Geography
- Rushikulya is one of the major rivers in the state of Odisha
- It originates from Daringbadi hills of the Eastern Ghats range and flows into Bay of Bengal
- After Gahirmatha in Kendrapara district of Odisha, the Rushikulya river mouth in Ganjam district has emerged as the second largest nesting site of the endangered olive ridley turtles.