Turtle Death

An egg harvested from "Good Hope," a female hawksbill sea turtle that died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, is positioned in an incubator at the Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Fla. (Tom Luebke/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

No Viable Eggs From Dead “Good Hope” Hawksbill Turtle

More than 100 hundred eggs recovered from a now-deceased female hawksbill turtle are not viable, according to officials.


"Good Hope"

“Good Hope” Sea Turtle Dies; Vet Harvests Remaining Eggs

“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.