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Nest 12 – this mother turtle wandered a bit …laid her nest.. and then beat it out of dodge straight back to the ocean and ran over a bit of her nest mound.  She wanted to challenge out volunteers but they got the job done!

Lead responder, Mike W, assesses the site. He must have good knees.

A bit more digging

The nest had to be relocated as it was just landward of a major escarpment.

Hot day.. lots of work ..and now these 88 eggs are safe and sound. Thanks to response leaders, Kathy and Mike W, and their Team 12!!!

  • nest number: 12
  • town: Nags Head
  • date eggs laid: 06/22/2024

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