First hatchlings of the season arrive, rescued Kemp’s ridley turtle recovering well

July 6, 2018
By Marcy Shortuse
■ BY SUE ERWIN The Boca Grande Sea Turtle Association reported the first known hatch of the season on Tuesday, July 3. The nest was laid on May 7, so it incubated for 57 days. “The hatchlings were disoriented, but some did make it to the water safely,” said BGSTA Board Member Mel Csank. “We’ve […]

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