Sea turtle eggs power a province’s economy

By Amanda Henderson

Turtle eggs for breakfast… for some it is a reality.

But people are asking how the legal harvest of turtle eggs has affected the Costa Rican economy.

Muddy Boots News’ Amanda Henderson talked to the people of Ostional, Costa Rica to learn more about the importance of the eggs.



Each family in Ostional gets a bag with 200 eggs for free.

Families in outside towns must pay to get a bag of 100 eggs with a utility bill receipt.

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