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Mama loggerhead had to climb a small steep hill to get up on to the beach. She then took a hard right turn throwing sand over her tracks trying to confuse responders.  Although they were momentarily confused, our team saw through her deception and quickly found her nest.

Contemplating the crawl


Thanks to everyone on Team 15 for all their time and effort!



  • nest number: 15
  • town: Nags Head
  • date eggs laid: 07/08/2023
  • actual emergence date: none
  • total eggs: 126

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