Saturday, November 30, 2019

Endangered Loggerheads Begin a Comeback

Good news! In 2016, 6,446 loggerhead sea turtle nests were laid on South Carolina beaches. This year, 8,857 nests were.

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That number — a preliminary figure of 525,540 emerged eggs —  tells the success of a largely volunteer program that has helped to bring the loggerhead back from a threatening decline.

1 comment:

  1. Not everything is room and gloom. I'm glad to hear some good news.