Sea Turtles Nesting on Pass-a-Grille Beach

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


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