Rare Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Nests on Venice Beach - Mote Marine Laboratory - Adam Sando

Published at 2:10 p.m. on May 13, 2014 | Modified at 2:10 p.m. on May 13, 2014

The first sea turtle nests of 2014 have been recorded, including a report that a Kemp's Ridley sea turtle - the rarest of all sea turtle species - nested on a Venice Beach on May 9. Venice resident Adam Sando, shot video of the sea turtle as it nested and then contacted Mote to share what was happening, Mote biologists were able to document this exciting nester. Video courtesy Venice resident Adam Sando & Mote Marine Laboratory.

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