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Afternoon View - Turtle Hatchling Crossing

3 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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Smithers Released

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

The Turtle Hospital has released the last hatchling of nesting season. Smithers, a hatchling Hawksbill was discovered near shore by Smathers Beach most likely disoriented by lighting from nearby homes. The exhausted baby turtle was ... Read Post

Baby Sea Turtles Found to Make Noise to Coordinate Hatching

Biology / Marine Biology : The Beacon (2 months ago)

Leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) hatching from their nest in the U.S. Virgin Islands. (Photo: Oceana / Tim Calver) If you’ve ever witnessed a sea turtle nest hatch, you’ve probably noticed that it seems like these rept... Read Post

Video: Watch Dozens of Baby Loggerhead Sea Turtles Scurry to the Ocean

Biology / Marine Biology : The Beacon (2 months ago)

Loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings make their way to the ocean in Florida. (Photo: FloridaKeysTV / Florida Keys Turtle Cam) It’s that wonderful time of year again on the East Coast: sea turtle hatching season! Turtle nests—from green ... Read Post

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