Thursday, October 21, 2010

Sea Turtles in the Gulf of Mexio

Loggerhead sea turtles have been spotted
frequently along the beaches of 30A.
During nesting-season, you can spot their
tracks on the sand as well as little flags/small
fenced in area to protect the eggs by local

They can weigh up to 300lbs.
That's incredible. They're HUGE!!

Sea turtles lay up to 100 eggs during one
nesting. The eggs take up to 60
days to hatch.
On average, only a few make it to

The eggs are in great danger even
hidden under the sand.
Hungry racoons or other starving
animals can easily bust them before
they get to the ocean.

(oooh my goodness...look how cute)
Even when they do hit the ocean,
they still have to dodge sharks, crabs,
birds and other predators.

Needless to say, 30A has more to offer
than just great restaurants, shopping,
sugar sand beaches,
amazing scenery
and housing oppertunities.

~sylvia soderholm