Baby Leatherbacks first journey to the Ocean

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  1. Mango

    Mango SoWal Insider

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    This video was taken at the beach at Palm Beach Shores Florida at dusk.
    A group of volunteers walk the beach each evening to see if any of the sea turtle nests have activity.
    When an active nest is found, the volunteers "assist" the turtles by guiding them to the ocean through the use of a channel dug into the sand.

    http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-44263
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    *** Notice how a channel is dug to help them. If volunteers weren't around to assist them and there were tents, beach gear and especially large holes, who knows what would have happened to these babies.
     
  2. DD

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    I love this. :clap:
     
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    ladybug8876 leslie lou

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    Thank you so much for posting this. I just love turtles, just wish I lived somewhere I could be part of something like that!
     
  4. DuneAHH

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    Gosh that one li'l guy was off to the races -- Haulin' turtle tail!! :clap:
     

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