Photo by Greg C. Truax for AliveTampaBay
Yellow tape signals caution around a sea turtle nest a few blocks south of The Don CeSar Hotel on a busy Memorial Day at Pass-a-Grille Beach. Loggerheads begin nesting during the spring and summer along many Suncoast beaches. Female turtles can lay 100 to 150 eggs on average — and each female can lay an average of three to eight nests.
Also read an earlier report: Turtle Talk: Sea Turtles Heading to Suncoast Beaches by Krista Lyons