Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release

My last two mornings were pretty phenomenal. I spent them watching brand new sea turtle hatchlings take their first journey to the sea. It’s something that I’ve always wanted to do, but never got a chance. “Kemp’s Ridley” are the rarest sea turtles in the world, and my hometown is the site of one of their few nesting grounds. You can learn more about the sea turtles at Sea Turtle, Inc., an organization on my island dedicated to saving them. And here are a bunch of pictures from the experience…
Aren’t they just adorable?

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