Hurricane exposes and washes away thousands of sea turtle nests

Published: 4/10/2017
Hurricane exposes and washes away thousands of sea turtle nests
Source: WWW.EUREKALERT.ORG

( University of Central Florida ) The University of Central Florida Marine Turtle Research Group today released estimates of sea turtle nests lost to Hurricane Irma, finding that 56 percent of green turtle nests and 24 percent of loggerhead nests were lost within Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge. Both are endangered species. The losses put a damper on what had been a record year for green turt

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