More than 100 hundred eggs recovered from a now-deceased female hawksbill turtle are not viable, according to officials.
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center say the system over the eastern Caribbean Sea has formed into Tropical Storm Rafael.
“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.
American Airlines provided a free ride to Miami on Saturday for an injured turtle.
Tropical Storm Irene is bearing down on St. Croix.