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In pics: Endangered species at Sir Bu Nair island

The Emirati island of Sir Bu Nair, near the Iranian coast, is a nature reserve and home to the endangered Hawksbill sea turtle, and colonies of birds, such as the Sooty gull and the Bridled tern, who nest and live on the island alongside gazelles and hedgehogs.

In pics: Endangered species at Sir Bu Nair island
A picture taken on May 23, 2015 shows sooty gulls and chicks on the Emirati island of Sir Bu Nair, near the Iranian coast. The Island is a nature reserve and home to the endangered Hawksbill sea turtle, and colonies of birds, such as the Sooty gull and the Bridled tern, who nest and live on the island alongside gazelles and hedgehogs. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Endangered species at Sir Bu Nair island
A picture taken on May 23, 2015 shows a crab on the shore on the Emirati island of Sir Bu Nair, near the Iranian coast. The Island is a nature reserve and home to the endangered Hawksbill sea turtle, and colonies of birds, such as the Sooty gull and the Bridled tern, who nest and live on the island alongside gazelles and hedgehogs. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Endangered species at Sir Bu Nair island
A picture taken on May 23, 2015 shows a gazelle and birds on the Emirati island of Sir Bu Nair, near the Iranian coast. The Island is a nature reserve and home to the endangered Hawksbill sea turtle, and colonies of birds, such as the Sooty gull and the Bridled tern, who nest and live on the island alongside gazelles and hedgehogs. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Endangered species at Sir Bu Nair island
A picture taken on May 23, 2015 shows gazelles on the Emirati island of Sir Bu Nair, near the Iranian coast. The Island is a nature reserve and home to the endangered Hawksbill sea turtle, and colonies of birds, such as the Sooty gull and the Bridled tern, who nest and live on the island alongside gazelles and hedgehogs. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Endangered species at Sir Bu Nair island
A picture taken on May 23, 2015 shows a sooty gull and a chick on the Emirati island of Sir Bu Nair, near the Iranian coast. The Island is a nature reserve and home to the endangered Hawksbill sea turtle, and colonies of birds, such as the Sooty gull and the Bridled tern, who nest and live on the island alongside gazelles and hedgehogs. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Endangered species at Sir Bu Nair island
A picture taken on May 23, 2015 shows sooty gulls and chicks on the Emirati island of Sir Bu Nair, near the Iranian coast. The Island is a nature reserve and home to the endangered Hawksbill sea turtle, and colonies of birds, such as the Sooty gull and the Bridled tern, who nest and live on the island alongside gazelles and hedgehogs. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Endangered species at Sir Bu Nair island
A Sooty gull chick is seen on the Emirati island of Sir Bu Nair, near the Iranian coast, on May 16, 2014. The Island is a nature reserve and home to the endangered Hawksbill sea turtle, and colonies of birds, such as the Sooty gull and the Bridled tern, who nest and live on the island alongside gazelles and hedgehogs. (AFP/Getty Images)