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Archive for November 2011

Jellyfish may be helping leatherback sea turtles make a comeback Massive blooms of jellyfish are big source of food for endangered turtles

It’s no secret that we love leatherback sea turtles at Loggerhead Marinelife Center! This year, our biologists documented 208 leatherback nests and 17 false crawls on 9.5 miles of beach in Juno Beach, Jupiter and Tequesta. For more information on the center’s Leatherback Research Project, check out floridaleatherbacks.com. Loggerhead Marinelife Center biologists had a total…

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center to Release Sea Turtle This Monday

WHAT: An 85.36 pound sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle (caretta caretta) will return to the wild on Monday, November 28, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. (weather and surf permitting) with help from the Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) rehabilitation staff and volunteers that have cared the turtle since July 7, 2011. The public is invited to attend the sea…

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Two Sub-adult Loggerhead Sea Turtles Found off Palm Beach Badly Injured by Human Impacts to be Released Tuesday

Two Sub-adult Loggerhead Sea Turtles Found off Palm Beach Badly Injured by Human Impacts to be Released Tuesday                  WHAT: Two sub-adult loggerhead sea turtles (caretta caretta) will return to the wild on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. (weather and surf permitting) with help from the Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) rehabilitation staff…

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