Animal News: Gulf Turtle Nests Abound, But Worries Remain
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Gulf Turtle Nests Abound, But Worries Remain
July 6, 2011---Sea turtle nesting season is underway on Gulf of Mexico beaches, and observers say activity seems normal. But these aren't the same animals that nested during last year's Gulf oil spill, and scientists are concerned about a continued rise in turtle deaths.