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The largest sea turtles in the world nest in the Andamans and Nicobar
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands have the best nesting beaches in India for three species of marine turtles: Hawksbill, Green turtle, and the world's largest sea turtle, the Leatherback (Dermochelys Coriacea). The nesting population of Leatherback turtles in Nicobar is one of the few in the Indo-Pacific that exceeds 1,000 individuals and is thus of global significance.
One interesting fact about India is that it was the first country to develop sugar extraction and purification processes.