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July 21, 2014

VIDEO | Volunteers excavate first sea turtle nest of 2014 on Anna Maria Island

Volunteers with Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and beach-goers gathered Sunday for the excavation of the first sea turtle nest found on the island this year. After counting broken eggshells, they determined that 112 baby turtles had hatched and crawled to the Gulf of Mexico the previous Wednesday.

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