Loggerhead hatchling
Loggerhead hatchling

Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) hatchling crawling towards the ocean at Juno Beach, Florida USA

Loggerhead
Loggerhead

Returning to the ocean after nesting

First contact
First contact

Endangered leatherback sea turtle reaches the water for the first time after hatching at Juno Beach. This tiny turtle may grow to more than 1000 pounds and if she is a female, may return to the same beach to nest someday.

Hawksbill sea turtle
Hawksbill sea turtle

Hawksbill sea turtle hatchling

Leatherback sea turtle at sunrise
Leatherback sea turtle at sunrise

Endangered leatherback sea turtle at dawn

Amputated
Amputated

Green sea turtle with amputated flipper after fishing line entanglement.  This turtle was eventually released back into the ocean after a successful  rehabilitation at Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, Florida USA.

Endangered green sea turtle
Endangered green sea turtle

Endangered green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) on a beautiful morning

Loggerhead hatchling
Loggerhead hatchling

Loggerhead sea turtle hatchling crawling towards the ocean along Jupiter Island, Florida

Green sea turtle hatchling (Chelonia mydas)
Green sea turtle hatchling (Chelonia mydas)
Leatherback hatchling
Leatherback hatchling

Leatherback sea turtle hatchling on wet sand at Juno Beach, Florida

Green sea turtle at sunrise
Green sea turtle at sunrise

Green turtle leaving the beach after nesting at Juno Beach

Peeking out
Peeking out

Green sea turtle taking a breath

Green sea turtle hatchling
Green sea turtle hatchling

Green sea turtle hatchling crawling towards the ocean at Juno Beach, Florida USA

Leatherback sea turtle hatchling
Leatherback sea turtle hatchling

Leatherback reaching the water for the first time

Leatherback
Leatherback

Critically endangered leatherback sea turtle after nesting at Juno Beach

Coral cove at sunrise
Coral cove at sunrise

Coral Cove Park in Tequesta, Florida can host as many as 2,500 sea turtle nests per mile - the highest sea turtle nesting density in the United States

Leatherback
Leatherback

Leatherback sea turtle hatchling reaching the waters edge

Loggerhead hatchlings
Loggerhead hatchlings

Group of hatchlings make their way to the water after hatching at Coral Cove Park in Tequesta, Florida

Perfect night
Perfect night

Leatherback sea turtle nests while biologists observe her.  

Leatherback at sunrise
Leatherback at sunrise

Critically endangered leatherback sea turtle at sunrise.  

New life
New life

Leatherbacks sea turtle hatchlings making their way to the ocean on Juno Beach

Pair of turtles
Pair of turtles

Green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) mating along the beach at MacArthur Beach State Park

Loggerhead sea turtle
Loggerhead sea turtle

Hatchling loggerhead sea turtle heads to the water after hatching along a Florida beach

Leatherback
Leatherback

Leatherback sea turtle at sunrise

Making tracks
Making tracks

Leatherback sea turtle hatchling tracks at dawn

Loggerhead
Loggerhead

Loggerhead sea turtle nesting at Tequesta, Florida

Loggerhead at dawn
Loggerhead at dawn

Loggerhead sea turtle covering up her nest at Juno Beach, Florida

Into the sun
Into the sun

Green sea turtle hatchling enters the ocean at Juno Beach

Adult Green turtle
Adult Green turtle

Adult female Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) returning to the ocean after nesting

Loggerhead sea turtle track
Loggerhead sea turtle track

Track of a loggerhead sea turtle nesting in MacArthur Beach State Park

Leatherback
Leatherback

Leatherback sea turtle returning to the ocean after nesting

Endangered
Endangered

Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) entering the ocean

The race is on
The race is on

Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) hatchlings crawling towards the ocean at Juno Beach, Florida USA

Obstructed
Obstructed

Loggerhead sea turtle tries to nest among the chairs left along the beach at night

Leatherback sea turtle hatchlings
Leatherback sea turtle hatchlings

Handful of leatherback hatchlings

Rough start
Rough start

Loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings encounter many obstacles during the course of their long lives

Leatherback hatchling
Leatherback hatchling

Leatherback sea turtle hatchling reaching the waters edge

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Let me out!
Let me out!

Loggerhead hatchling exiting the nest at sunrise

Leatherback
Leatherback
Leatherback
Leatherback

Sepia toned leatherback sea turtle

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Green turtle
Green turtle
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Leatherback with track
Leatherback with track

Leatherback sea turtle with tracks.  These tracks are often as wide as 8 feet

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Turtles arriving
Turtles arriving

Staff and volunteers receive ten turtles that were stranded along New England beaches.

Leatherback hatchling
Leatherback hatchling

Leatherback hatchling in black and white

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Loggerhead hatchling
Loggerhead
First contact
Hawksbill sea turtle
Leatherback sea turtle at sunrise
Amputated
Endangered green sea turtle
Loggerhead hatchling
Green sea turtle hatchling (Chelonia mydas)
Leatherback hatchling
Green sea turtle at sunrise
Peeking out
Green sea turtle hatchling
Leatherback sea turtle hatchling
Leatherback
Coral cove at sunrise
Leatherback
Loggerhead hatchlings
Perfect night
Leatherback at sunrise
New life
Pair of turtles
Loggerhead sea turtle
Leatherback
Making tracks
Loggerhead
Loggerhead at dawn
Into the sun
Adult Green turtle
Loggerhead sea turtle track
Leatherback
Endangered
The race is on
Obstructed
Leatherback sea turtle hatchlings
Rough start
Leatherback hatchling
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Let me out!
Leatherback
Leatherback
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Green turtle
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Leatherback with track
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Turtles arriving
Leatherback hatchling
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Loggerhead hatchling

Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) hatchling crawling towards the ocean at Juno Beach, Florida USA

Loggerhead

Returning to the ocean after nesting

First contact

Endangered leatherback sea turtle reaches the water for the first time after hatching at Juno Beach. This tiny turtle may grow to more than 1000 pounds and if she is a female, may return to the same beach to nest someday.

Hawksbill sea turtle

Hawksbill sea turtle hatchling

Leatherback sea turtle at sunrise

Endangered leatherback sea turtle at dawn

Amputated

Green sea turtle with amputated flipper after fishing line entanglement.  This turtle was eventually released back into the ocean after a successful  rehabilitation at Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, Florida USA.

Endangered green sea turtle

Endangered green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) on a beautiful morning

Loggerhead hatchling

Loggerhead sea turtle hatchling crawling towards the ocean along Jupiter Island, Florida

Green sea turtle hatchling (Chelonia mydas)
Leatherback hatchling

Leatherback sea turtle hatchling on wet sand at Juno Beach, Florida

Green sea turtle at sunrise

Green turtle leaving the beach after nesting at Juno Beach

Peeking out

Green sea turtle taking a breath

Green sea turtle hatchling

Green sea turtle hatchling crawling towards the ocean at Juno Beach, Florida USA

Leatherback sea turtle hatchling

Leatherback reaching the water for the first time

Leatherback

Critically endangered leatherback sea turtle after nesting at Juno Beach

Coral cove at sunrise

Coral Cove Park in Tequesta, Florida can host as many as 2,500 sea turtle nests per mile - the highest sea turtle nesting density in the United States

Leatherback

Leatherback sea turtle hatchling reaching the waters edge

Loggerhead hatchlings

Group of hatchlings make their way to the water after hatching at Coral Cove Park in Tequesta, Florida

Perfect night

Leatherback sea turtle nests while biologists observe her.  

Leatherback at sunrise

Critically endangered leatherback sea turtle at sunrise.  

New life

Leatherbacks sea turtle hatchlings making their way to the ocean on Juno Beach

Pair of turtles

Green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) mating along the beach at MacArthur Beach State Park

Loggerhead sea turtle

Hatchling loggerhead sea turtle heads to the water after hatching along a Florida beach

Leatherback

Leatherback sea turtle at sunrise

Making tracks

Leatherback sea turtle hatchling tracks at dawn

Loggerhead

Loggerhead sea turtle nesting at Tequesta, Florida

Loggerhead at dawn

Loggerhead sea turtle covering up her nest at Juno Beach, Florida

Into the sun

Green sea turtle hatchling enters the ocean at Juno Beach

Adult Green turtle

Adult female Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) returning to the ocean after nesting

Loggerhead sea turtle track

Track of a loggerhead sea turtle nesting in MacArthur Beach State Park

Leatherback

Leatherback sea turtle returning to the ocean after nesting

Endangered

Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) entering the ocean

The race is on

Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) hatchlings crawling towards the ocean at Juno Beach, Florida USA

Obstructed

Loggerhead sea turtle tries to nest among the chairs left along the beach at night

Leatherback sea turtle hatchlings

Handful of leatherback hatchlings

Rough start

Loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings encounter many obstacles during the course of their long lives

Leatherback hatchling

Leatherback sea turtle hatchling reaching the waters edge

Let me out!

Loggerhead hatchling exiting the nest at sunrise

Leatherback
Leatherback

Sepia toned leatherback sea turtle

Green turtle
Leatherback with track

Leatherback sea turtle with tracks.  These tracks are often as wide as 8 feet

Turtles arriving

Staff and volunteers receive ten turtles that were stranded along New England beaches.

Leatherback hatchling

Leatherback hatchling in black and white

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