Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 18, 2019

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nests Thrive Along the Georgia Coast

The New York Times reported

But if their mothers are any indication, these loggerhead sea turtles, once in such trouble they were designated as “threatened” by the federal government four decades ago, are making a comeback off the coast of Georgia.

And it is beginning to look as if 2019 could be a record-breaking year, in terms of the number of female turtles who nest there.

As of Wednesday evening, 1,779 sea turtle nests had been spotted by researchers along the Georgia coastline this season, which is not yet half-done.

Read full story at  Once Threatened, Sea Turtle Nests Thrive Along the Georgia Coast – The New York Times


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