Baby Sea Turtles Will Soon Start Emerging From Their Nests (PHOTOS)

By Nick Visser

From Mother Nature Network’s Catie Leary:

March signals the beginning of the annual sea turtle nesting season in Florida, where loggerhead and green sea turtles are found in numbers not seen anywhere else in the United States.

While male sea turtles live out their lives along the continental shelves of almost all of the Earth’s oceans (aside from the Arctic), females must return to sandy shores to lay their eggs.

Thanks to conservation efforts by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and concerned volunteers, biologists are hoping to match the success of last year, when more …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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