Kanak is nesting site of Olive Ridley Turtles, which mainly thrive in shallow waters and beaches. During the breeding season, the turtles approach this place from distant areas.
The turtles move to the shallow coastal waters from a long distance of 100 km from the sea to the Sunderbans to breed. Every visitors can enjoy the beauty of the nature. Nesting season lasts from December to March. During this time, you can see these turtles in large numbers.
Olive Ridley turtles are an endangered species and one of the smallest sea turtles. Olive Ridley turtles are known for the unique mass nesting where thousands of female turtles lay eggs on the beach.