Volunteers Rush to Move Turtle Eggs From Gulf to Atlantic

Ragged with fatigue, female turtles flap onto the beaches of Gulf Shores, Ala. The 250-pound loggerheads have returned from Mexico to their Gulf Coast beaches where they were born, to give their offspring a chance at life. The turtles have done this for thousands of generations, until now. In what the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is calling the largest man-made migration in U.S. history, over the next two weeks, crews will try to relocate every egg in every turtle nest they find in Alabama...Full Story
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