The first sea turtle nest of 2015 on Anna Maria Island has hatched.
Anna Maria Island Sea Turtle Watch reported that sometime late Thursday or early Friday, a nest in Bradenton Beach hatched, and all the hatchlings crawled their way to the Gulf of Mexico.
The nest was the first to be laid this nesting season on Anna Maria Island.
As of June 28, there were 231 documented nests on the island.
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