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Afternoon View - Turtle Hatchling Crossing

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

When the sea turtles hatchings burst out their eggs, they are often distracted by car and street lights and lured onto A1A. Coordinating the volunteer effort to guide the babies safely to the sea is Hugh Taylor Birch park ranger (and Ramrod bartender) Mark Foley. (The other and much hotter Mark Foley.)
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Hatchlings!

Biology / Marine Biology : Turtle Hospital (4 years ago)

It’s that amazing time of year again! Hatchling season began in the Florida Keys April 15th, meaning that baby sea turtles are emerging from the nest under the warm sand and making their way to ocean.  The turtle mothers have been h... Read Post

Baby Sea Turtles Found to Make Noise to Coordinate Hatching

Biology / Marine Biology : The Beacon (3 days ago)

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Biology / Marine Biology : The Beacon (5 hours ago)

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