A big three nest day for us! Nest 8 was found in the 4WD section of our territory, nest 9 in KDH and then nest 10 in Corolla! These mother turtles escaped those huge great white sharks reported off our beaches by OCEARCH and gave us three beautiful nests.
This mother was small as her crawl was a slim 70 cm wide. Most of the nests in our territory are laid by loggerhead sea turtles and their crawls are on average 65-100 cm across.
- nest number: 9
- town: Kill Devil Hills
- date eggs laid: 06/29/2021
- actual emergence date: 8/25/21
- live hatchlings: 61
- total eggs: 72
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