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Jun 21, 2019

Sea Turtle hatchling in front of Margaritaville Beach Hotel


Protected Nest and Turtle Water Bottle in front of Hotel
Mother Turtles return to the same beach where they were hatched on to lay their eggs.→

 

On June 15th, a 40" loggerhead came ashore to lay her eggs directly in front of Margaritaville Beach Hotel, making it nest #8 for Pensacola Beach! The eggs are expected hatch anywhere from 45 to 60 days from now, just in time for our Sea Turtle Baby Shower this August!


As a reminder, PLEASE fill in any holes before leaving our beaches. Nesting mama's and hatchlings as well as well as beach-goers and first respondents can be seriously injured by falling victim to unfilled pits in the sand. Remember, lights out after 9:00pm and leave nothing but footprints to save our shell-covered companion
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