World Turtle News, 06/05/2020

WATCH: ‘World’s most endangered sea turtle’ found nesting on beach!

A female Kemp’s ridley sea turtle crawled ashore to lay its eggs on the sand in Escambia County on June 3rd it was reported.

The county said the Kemp’s ridley turtle was the third turtle to nest on its beaches this season. Earlier this week, two Loggerhead sea turtles nests were also discovered in the area.

According to National Geographic, Kemp’s ridley sea turtles are “the world’s most endangered sea turtle”. Would have been a great spectacle to watch in person.

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