Nearly 60,000 loggerhead turtle nests were found this year along Florida’s beaches, making it one of the strongest years in the last decade.
“Good Hope”, a female hawksbill sea turtle that was airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to Turtle Hospital in Marathon, unexpectedly died Tuesday morning.
“Good Hope”, the female hawksbill sea turtle airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to Turtle Hospital in the Keys, was recovering Saturday and producing eggs, officials said.
A badly injured female hawksbill sea turtle, which airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the Turtle Hospital in Marathon, laid several eggs.
An egg-laden, hawksbill sea turtle, airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the Turtle Hospital in Marathon over the weekend is in “extremely guarded condition.”
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has released a recovered green sea turtle off the Florida Keys Tuesday afternoon.
As temperatures begin to hover in low 80s during the day, Spring is definitely in the air. Another sure sign of the change in the season, sea turtles will soon start making their way onto beaches up and down the state to lay their eggs.
There is one more loggerhead sea turtle in the wild, thanks to SeaWorld.