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Record number of sea turtles nest at Cape Hatteras NS

More than 300 sea turtles have come ashore to nest this year at Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks, a record that could continue to grow with more than a month left in the nesting season.


Back in 2015 the old record was set with 289 nests, but since then the turtles have been coming to shore in waves. The 326 nests counted through Monday surpasses by one the turtle nests found in 2016.


https://www.nationalparkstraveler.org/2019/07/sea-turtles-set-nesting-record-cape-hatteras-national-seashore

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