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Anna Maria Island


Florida

Sea Turtles

After 20-25 years the turtle will come back to the place where she was born to lay her eggs.
After 20-25 years the turtle will come back to the place where she was born to lay her eggs.

Every year in late spring (approx. Mai/June) the turtles are coming to these beaches and lay their eggs. They were born 20-25 years earlier and remember the place they were born.
After ca. 60 days the tiny hatchlings will surface and head to the ocean. Usually during night.

Minutes after hatching - see the size in relation to the shoe
Minutes after hatching - see the size in relation to the shoe


 
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