Tracking Bongo




Tag Date: April 27, 2020

* All work was performed under Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission permit MTP-205. These maps do not constitute publication. All maps and data may not be used or referenced without expressed written consent from LMC. 

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Bongo is a loggerhead turtle that was satellite tagged on the nesting beaches adjacent to LMC on April 27, 2021. Tracking data from this turtle will be used in various ongoing research projects being conducted by the Research Department at LMC.

Bongo was named by students at The Benjamin School, coeducational, college-preparatory independent school with a campus located just down the road from LMC. Bongo’s tracking data will be woven into The Benjamin School curriculum as a first-hand educational resource providing students a unique opportunity to work with real-world scientific data.

This project was funded in part by a grant awarded from the Sea Turtle Grants Program. The Sea turtle Grants Program is funded from proceeds from the sale of the Florida Sea Turtle License Plate. Learn more at