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Tracking sea turtle hatchlings

We have an active sea turtle nesting area on Long Caye, where sea turtles (usually Loggerhead, but also Hawksbill) dig nests and lay their eggs each year on our beach. When we notice a new nest (they come ashore at night only) we stake it off to protect it and await the hatch, which typically takes 90 days of incubation. Because many turtles lay their eggs during our off season, many of the nests

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