Waties Island Nest Count

Friday, August 31, 2012

Amazing Night

Last night 11 sea turtle monitors, CCU students and a few friends took part in a Night Walk with Karen on Waties Island. What an awesome night - we got to see nest 5 emerge and ~80 loggerhead hatchlings make their way to the ocean! Since Nest 5 was relocated, we know that there were 125 eggs - so, maybe more hatchlings emerged after we left or maybe they'll come out tonight? The mosquitoes and no-see-ums were relentless, but it was definitely worth all the bites to see such a sight!

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