KEY LARGO (CBSMiami/FKNB) — Easter egg hunts, in the trees or around the house, have their challenges, yet imagine searching for eggs on the ocean floor.

A scuba-diving Easter bunny hid hard-boiled eggs in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Friday for an underwater Easter egg hunt.

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The undersea hide-and-seek is a fundraiser that helps Keys children in need throughout the year, and is staged by Keys dive operator Spencer Slate and his Captain Slate’s Scuba Adventures.

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Each Easter season, Slates gets garbed in a giant bunny suit and dive gear to hide brightly colored eggs. Real eggs and nontoxic colorings are used to avoid any negative environmental impact.

Each year, a fortunate diver who finds a golden egg is awarded a basket of goodies, including dive trips and accessories.

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