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Turtle Time: Watch Amelia Island Sea Turtle Nest Dig

Visitors of the night, sea turtles land on Amelia Island to deposit eggs and venture back to sea. The first two sea turtle nests of the 2014 season were rare leatherbacks, the world’s largest turtle.

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Beaches Sea Turtles Summer

Sea Turtle Groupies Attend Nest Dig Gigs on Amelia Island

Like rock bands, Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch volunteers attract groupies who follow their turtle gigs. Unlike Elvis, sometimes baby sea turtles have not yet “left the building.”

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Nature Sea Turtles

Amelia Island Sea Turtle Nesting Bountiful 2010

197 sea turtle nests have been marked during nesting season 2010 on Amelia Island, Florida. Tourist tip: Watch a sea turtle nest excavation, a great learning experience.