Monthly Archive: July 2011

Leatherback turtles come to Hilton Head Island this year!

Leatherback Turtle June 30, 2011~With more than a month remaining in sea-turtle nesting season, reports of loggerhead nests are on pace to break records for some areas of Beaufort County. And already, leatherback turtle nests have been documented on Hilton Head Island for the first time. The largest sea turtles, endangered leatherbacks, reach lengths of …

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