Tagged florida fish and wildlife conservation commission


— “a few paused before entering and others rejected the holes, which is normal as the animals get used to new surroundings” read article: endangered gopher tortoises get new home more: defenders of wildlife,  gopher tortoises council 


   – “webcams is part of ongoing efforts in the florida keys to raise awareness of sea turtles and the need to protect them. a female typically lays about 100 eggs and covers them with sand before returning to the water, leaving the nest alone”