August Nest Emergence and Excavation Updates

August has kept us busy – nest sitting, excavations, dodging summer lightening, etc. but it has proven very successful.  So far Nests 1-8 have all been completed and so far nearly 550 hatchlings are on their way to the gulf stream!   About half our nests...

El, Our Large, Hungry Loggerhead

8/18/12  CC-KRC-12-08-17-01 El had been in 2 inches of fresh water overnight because we wanted the water below her nostrils until we knew she could consistenly raise head to breath. As you probably know, sea turtles, being reptiles, breathe fresh air. When they are...