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381. Green turtles
The sea around Sipadan was crowded with green turtles. We saw the first one after just a few minutes of our first dive. Soon, we didn't bother counting them. It was strictly forbidden to touch the turtles as well as any other fish or corals.
    At night, the turtles come up on the beach to lay eggs. Because of this, it was also forbidden to go outside the hotel area after 6 pm, except if you were part of a guided tour. We were unlucky; the man guiding on the tours was going on vacation the same day as we arrived.
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