Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Beach Furniture - Hatchling under chair

Not only does beach furniture confuse nesting females and cause them to false crawl, it also confuses hatchlings, creating another obstacle between the nest and the ocean.


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FWC Facts:
Sea turtles range in size from the 75- to 100-pound Kemp’s ridley to the 1,300-pound, 8-foot-long leatherback.

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