Warming Up

Equipment Info
OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. u770SW,S770SW
State/Province/Region
FL
Country
US
Notes

Florida has the largest nesting grounds for Loggerhead sea turtles in the entire world. Apx. 20,000 Loggerhead nests and 6,000 Green sea turtle nests in 1 county per nesting season.

Description

A cold stunned baby green sea turtle warming up before being release back into the wild. Florida had an unusually cold spell through the winter of 2010 and many late hatchlings were cold stunned. When found, they were brought to various local sea turtle organizations to warm up before being realeased.

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Date Added
June 7, 2011
Date Taken
June 7, 2011