Suncoast turtles break records

SARASOTA – We might be seeing more turtle nests on our Suncoast beaches this Summer. MOTE Marine Laboratory’s Kristen Mazzarella says turtles are breaking the 35-year-annual record. MOTE Marine scientists report more than 2,600. This beats last year by 163. More nests mean more hatchlings, which could be a good thing for turtle conservation. “It’s a positive outlook,” says Mazzarella, “It’s...

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